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Security industry reacts to Oracle’s CSO missive | CSO Online

Ever wonder where we will all be in 5 or 10 years? I would never had seen this coming – I mean this could be an example of professional hubris – read about how the chief security officer at Oracle thought it was time to tell it’s users to play nicely or ‘we will take our wagon away from you’.

This is just a glimpse of the next version of the end user license agreement (EULA) that we all just click on before using the software that it was written for. Judging from the industry reaction it could be a little ways off before a large company like oracle tries to flex it’s muscles but mark my words, reverse engineering software to find holes will likely lead us back to a time before open source. Companies should embrace the open architecture and provide a rich ‘bug bounty’ program if they do not have the talent inhouse to keep up with demand.

Read more on the article below and check out the archive of the post before it was pulled off the site.


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