Open Source Security: Better Protection at a Lower Cost

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At first glance, the idea of using open source software for a firewall or other security application seems counterintuitive, even absurd.

Why would a corporation use code that's available to anyone - hackers, cyberterrorists, disgruntled employees - to protect their most vital information assets? Yet that's what's happening at places like Stanford University in the U.S., Electronic Data Systems Corp., and Los Alamos National Labs, ...

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