The open security research community is the single most …

The open security research community is the single most important driver for increased security for everyone. But security is a bizarre arena. The players range from system administrators to hackers and spies, to criminals and an assortment of other shady characters. Imagine an “industry conference” where an employee of the NSA is having a beer with a teenager from the underground hacking scene. Despite how outrageous this sounds, the major innovations in security technology came from this community. The best security tools were always open source.

David Mirza, Subgraph

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