April 30th, 2002, 12:25 AM
A Different Way of Looking at Linux Security
Executives at Linux security company Cylant say the computer security industry is engaged in a "conspiracy of sorts," or at least a conspiracy of ignorance, in taking a reactive approach to fighting vulnerabilities. Read it here.
OpenBSD - The proactively secure operating system.
April 30th, 2002, 08:22 PM
Well, I got to the paragraph that said:
And had immediately formed an opinion that the article was simply there to generate press. After having read the whole article though, I think that that quick assumption was rather justified. The article discusses not the whole prospect of that approach to security, but is more like a review written by a user.
Cylant is pitching its CylantSecure server monitoring product as an alternative to the virus-runs-wild-then-release-patch cycle practiced by most security companies. CylantSecure for Linux, what the company calls a "host-based intrusion detection system," is a real-time monitoring system that immediately notifies the server's sysadmin when something funky is happening that shouldn't be.
The Nelson-Shepherd cutoff: The point at which you realise someone is an idiot while trying to help them.
\"Well as far as the spelling, I speak fluently both your native languages. Do you even can try spell mine ?\" -- Failed Insult
Is your whole family retarded, or did they just catch it from you?
April 30th, 2002, 10:25 PM
I agree with chsh. Sales pitch disguised as an infomercial.