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The difference between open source and closed source software

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Open and Closed Source Software

Open and Closed Source Software - Created by Max of IB ITGS Course.

OpenSource Vs. Proprietary Software: Part 1 Introduction

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Open Source vs Closed Source

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Topic 8 Open Source and Proprietary Software

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Open Source vs Closed Source

TROOPERS10 - How to rate the security of closed source software - Michael Thumann

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Open Source vs. Closed Source Web Development -- The Holy War

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53 news items

ITBusiness.ca (blog)
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:33:45 -0700

Closed source software isn't always able to offer the same specificity that open source can when meeting the quickly changing needs of businesses. More often than not, open source can address solutions better and develop a more individualized ...
FutureGov Magazine
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:56:15 -0700

It is not unknown to hear about closed-source software companies that end technical support and security patches for their products. It is a technique that some of them use to force their customers to upgrade to a newer version. In addition, some ...
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:16:25 -0700

Fuzzing also works on closed source software. OpenSSL.org, Codenomicon, Google, Cloudflare, Fedor Indutny, Akamai, and Willem Pinckaers of Lekkertech all collaborated to understand and fix Heartbleed. That's only listing a few of the parties involved.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:18:03 -0700

The ugly episode of Heartbleed has put OpenSSL under more scrutiny than any open source software project ever. At a certain level of scrutiny perhaps any program will look bad, but OpenSSL's on the hot seat because it's OpenSSL that failed in its mission.
The Hindu
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:56:15 -0700

“The huge investment cost involved in purchasing closed source software [such as Windows XP] may be avoided, which in turn translates into huge savings for the government,” the order said. Though the government had, by another order in November 2011, ...

The Independent

The Independent
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:08:16 -0700

OpenSSL is “open source” software – the source code is publicly available for scrutiny – and it was thought that such problems were less likely than with closed source software such as Microsoft's products. The belief is captured in a saying popular ...
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0700

But isn't that scenario also true when assessing a provider of closed-source software or an outsourcer that offers assurances based on service level agreements? The customer needs to build a framework to assess a provider and compare them with rivals ...
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:50:03 -0700

Determining if an agency has OpenSSL in its operations is the first step, he said, but it might not be readily apparent that it has, since it can be buried in closed-source software and gear. Federal agencies, said Yunus, might have to begin revoke all ...

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