UK Government declares Linux the most secure option...

While only achieving a 9 out of twelve score in the study of the following areas:

  • VPN
  • Disk Encryption
  • Authentication
  • Secure Boot
  • Platform Integrity and Sandboxing
  • Application Whitelisting
  • Malicious Code Detection and Prevention
  • Security Policy Enforcement
  • External Interface Protection
  • Device Update Policy
  • Event Collection for Enterprise Analysis
  • Incident Response

Linux still beat Windows 7 of 12 and Mac OSX's 8 of 12.  A full synopsis can be found here from TechRepublic.  Remember though no OS scored a perfect score and 9 out of 12 is still only a C.  So there is plenty of room for everyone to improve.

Adeven, wants Mobile Analytics to be Open Source

Readwrite's Matt Asay, Interviewed Paul Muller Adeven about why he thinks Mobile Analytics Toolkits like the one they have created are a better choice for companies.  The article is full of opinions about why it's better.  He explains  some of their problems and why they decided to develop their own toolkit and  then open source it.