RealNews

Linux losing ground on security front: Study

Linux, the operating system that has become the darling of its security-conscious promoters, came out second-best to Microsoft’s Windows Server in a new survey released Wednesday. Security experts at London-based mi2g who have been tracking digital attacks closely for the past three months, specifically because of increased tensions over the war in Iraq, say that Linux-based servers recorded most of the successful breaches. The company said that in May, 19,208 successful breaches worldwide were recorded against Linux-based systems (76 per cent) and 3,801 breaches were recorded against Microsoft Windows systems (15 per cent). Both corporate and government servers were counted. Microsoft Windows-based servers proved to be the more resilient during the war months from March through to May. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.