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[début] Proprietary Software in security [précédent] [suivant]

* Impossible to get the software custom-fitted to a specific situation

* Impossible to get an explanation of the inner workings of the software
o Usual answer : "company confidential"
o Example of a question who never get an answer from proprietary software suppliers : "what does your stateful inspection filtering check ?"

* Huge surprises when you made the effort of reverse-engineering and intensive testing

* Difficulties to get a high-level support regarding the importance of security

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