open-source vs proprietary security software

Florian Weimer
Sat Mar 17 18:38:03 2001

Johan Wevers <> writes:

> The discussions about the proposed NSA-key in the windows signing
> system are another.
The Windows NSA key has helped to make Windows systems more secure. After replacing it, it is possible to install crypto services on NT which have not been approved by the NSA. The other crypto service certification keys cannot be replaced as easily.