The future of open source in security

Friday, 21 November 2003, 1:15 PM EST

At many colleges and universities around North America, students learn about a variety of topics. Quite often for reasons of cost and flexibility, courses rely on Open Source alternatives to solutions that the industry typically employs. In fact, for many, Open Source opens new doors for students that would have otherwise been locked out.

Seneca College, located in Toronto, is no exception. In fact, Seneca College recently won an award from McGraw-Hill for Innovation in Education, specifically due to the way we teach Open Source at the College.

This year we held our 2nd Annual Open Source Symposium and it certainly fit the bill as a wide variety of topics were presented from security to higher education theory. Most importantly, the presenters were not just from Seneca College's Programming and Networking programs. Professors from Humber College, York University, Sheridan College and Durham College presented in addition to those from the private sector including IBM.

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