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On 12/31/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
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>  from a technical perspective, I don't think open vs. closed source
> really has any security impact. I don't think it's any easier or any
> harder to attack or otherwise compromise open or closed source software.



Many security practitioners prefer open-source implementations because it's
easier to audit them. I have to ship security-sensitive code all the time,
and my company's large-company customers have always preferred that
*everything* we ship be on open-source.

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