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Old 08-20-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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LXer: Open Source Security, Part 2: 10 Great Apps


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Open source security products do not generally carry the same following as their business suite and operating system brethren. However, the same reasons for supporting open source products in general also apply to open source security applications. Open source security applications are free, or at least much less costly than their proprietary counterparts. Even when the cost of paid support is factored in, they provide much more bang for the buck. Having many more eyes watching the code and a community of developers backing up users, open source security applications provide a wide range of options and made-to-order uses.

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