On the security of open source software

@article{Payne2002OnTS,
  title={On the security of open source software},
  author={C. Payne},
  journal={Information Systems Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={12}
}
  • C. Payne
  • Published 2002
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems Journal
  • Abstract With the rising popularity of so‐called ‘open source’ software there has been increasing interest in both its various benefits and disadvantages. In particular, despite its prominent use in providing many aspects of the Internet's basic infrastructure, many still question the suitability of such software for the commerce‐oriented Internet of the future. This paper evaluates the suitability of open source software with respect to one of the key attributes that tomorrow's Internet will… CONTINUE READING
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