2007 Best of Open Source in Security Awards

2007 Best of Open Source in Security AwardsI’m reading today that InfoWorld has announced the 2007 Best of Open Source in Security Awards and as far as I can see nothing new showed up in the awards list.

There awards categories include vulnerability scanning, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, anti-spam, firewalls, VPNs, and security testing.

In security, open source rushed in because commercial vendors fell down on the job. As security problems in the enterprise outstripped the capabilities of commercial solutions, a number of talented security researchers stepped into the breach via the open source model.

As expected, the winners within each category are well established, widely used open source applications with milions of daily users. It’s really a tough job for a new OpenSource application to make it to the short list of nominees.

Without further ado, these is the Best of open source in security:

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