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Open and closed security are roughly equivalent
By John Leyden
Posted: 12/02/2003 at 09:48 GMT
Open and closed approaches to security are basically equivalent, with opening a system up to inspection helping attackers and defenders alike.
That's the surprising conclusion drawn by Cambridge don Ross Anderson during a well-received talk to a Linux User Group at London's City University last night.