Linux Gets High Marks For Security
The IT world may be an insecure place, but don't blame Linux. In fact, very few IT pros participating in InformationWeek Research's Linux and open-source survey say Linux has introduced security problems into their IT environments. Only 6% of 225 user sites report security issues from Linux deployments on their servers, while 6% of 165 Linux PC users attribute a security problem to the open-source operating system. The results indicate a slight decrease in complaints about Linux security from a year ago, when 11% of IT pros encountered security issues with Linux servers and 7% had problems with Linux PCs.
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