Thursday, May 26, 2011

ALT Linux beats RedHat or OpenSuse in Security tests

In this Cyber Cold War (2009 - ) between NATO and Russia/China , experts think that the Russians know more about security than RedHat. ALT Linux is a XFCE edition with a firewall utility not unlike RedHat Firewall. Is that why we're losing the Cyber Cold War? Bias towards redhat?

ALT server edition has:

class of protection from unauthorized access to information — class 5
by the level of monitoring for non-declared features — level 4

I would theorize that Scientific Fermi Linux is the most secure Linux on Earth, yet is still using that ancient 2.6.18 linux kernel from 2006 (patched to 2.6.18-268-9)!

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