Open source and Linux are becoming increasingly well-known and well-respected because of the myriad benefits they offer. Seventy-eight percent of businesses of all sizes across all industries now choose open-source software over alternative proprietary solutions, according to ZDNet. Facebook, Twitter and Google are among the many companies currently using, sponsoring, and contributing to open-source projects. Although Linux and open source are widely recognized for the advantages they provide, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding them.
At Guardian Digital, we’ve dedicated decades to developing open-source security software for businesses, small and large. We know that open source’s flexibility and real-time adaptability is a core part of what makes our enterprise email security solution secure-by-design. To ensure that our customers know about the open-source security advantage, we’ve created an FAQ about Linux and open source: