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Re: Linux security features

On Sat, May 05, 2001 at 01:51:56AM +0530, A.Bajaj wrote:
>    Some time back, I had made a project in UNIX, C++ (front end)
>Sybase(back end). I gave the viva for it yesterday. The professor
>asked me many questions, one of them was why is the security of
>Unix/Linux better than Windows NT. 
>    I mentioned the hierarchical directory structure in Unix. I 
>was also going to mention Roles, Permissions etc, but that was
>all there in Win NT. 
>That got me thinking is there not much of a difference 
>security wise in Unix/Linux Vs Win NT. 
1. Well Win NT is actully a posix complient system with a micro kernel
   So its actulla as unix like as any.

2. And With an intelligent Sys Admin Win NT box may be as secure as any 
   other unix box ( just got to be on lists and keep track of bugs and fix's)
   And with a B.Sys.Admin.F.H an unix box is as insecure as any other machine
   on the planet.

   One of the advantage of running an open source Unix System is
   that bug fix's are much fast and support is easy to find.
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	X windows:	The last thing you need.  
 Pankaj Kaushal <pankaj@xxxxxxx>
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