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Is Linux A More Secure Option Than Windows For Businesses?

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There are many factors to consider when choosing an OS, security being among one of the most critical. The general consensus among experts is that Linux is the most secure OS by design - an impressive feat that can be attributed to a variety of characteristics including its transparent open-source code, strict user privilege model, diversity, built-in kernel security defenses and the security of the applications that run on it.

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LinuxSecurity User Survey Results: How Do You Compare?

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Greetings fellow Linux users!

Thank you to everyone who took part in our LinuxSecurity User Survey. As you may be aware of, LinuxSecurity.com is currently in the final stages of a major redesign in an effort to enhance user experience on the site, and your input is invaluable in the remainder of this process. It’s because of active, insightful community members like you that we have been able to remain the Linux community’s central resource for security news, advisories and HOWTOs for over two decades. 

How Secure Is Linux?

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It is no secret that the OS you choose is a key determinant of your security online. After all, your OS is the most critical software running on your computer - it manages its memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. The general consensus among experts is that Linux is a highly secure OS - arguably the most secure OS by design. This article will examine the key factors that contribute to the robust security of Linux, and evaluate the level of protection  against vulnerabilities and attacks that Linux offers administrators and users.

Member Profile: My Expedition Through nmap Lab How to get through the NMAP room in Tryhackme

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Thank you to Oyelakin Timilehin Valentina for contributing this article.

Our newest member, Valentina, an up and coming cybersecurity professional in Nigeria, studying cybersecurity and showing stellar skills in learning and applying her knowledge, recently went through the Tryhackme online learning platform, and shared her experiences, as well as a few quick tips on using nmap.

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