Mike Miller, director of security at Media General, is a big fan of open-source tools, particularly for use in security. "I joke that it's because I'm cheap," he says. "But the fact is, there are solid open-source security products that have been around a long time."
The independent, publicly owned communications company in Richmond, Va., migrated to Red Hat Linux several years ago, and it uses a variety of open-source security tools, including the Nessus vulnerability scanner and Snort intrusion-detection software.
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