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Open Source vs. Closed Source Software: Towards Measuring Security

Schryen, Guido and Kadura, Rouven (2009) Open Source vs. Closed Source Software: Towards Measuring Security. In: 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, March 8 - 12, 2009, Hawaii.

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Abstract

The increasing availability and deployment of open source software in personal and commercial environments makes open source software highly appealing for hackers, and others who are interested in exploiting software vulnerabilities. This deployment has resulted in a debate “full of religion” on the security of open source software compared to that of closed source software. However, beyond such ...

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Item type:Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Date:2009
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems > Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik > Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik (Prof. Dr. Guido Schryen)
Keywords:Open source software, Closed source software, Security, Metrics
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Generalities, Science
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:21297
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