Commentary: If only Cisco code had been open source

Posted by dave on May 17, 2004 8:26 PM EDT
NewsForge; By Eric S. Raymond
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The 15 May 2004 theft and publishing of the source code for Cisco's IOS router firmware could mean a wave of exploits against the critical router infrastructure of the Internet will be on its way. If that happens, it will be because Cisco ignored one of the iron rules of network security -- and experts the world over will be muttering "if only IOS had been open source."

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Possibility of theft shouldn't dictate strategy. chappaquachap 0 2,082 May 17, 2004 8:42 PM

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