Oracle vs. Microsoft – Whose Platform is More Secure?

4928776013_0b94a2238e_q - Photo Courtesy of Sigmamarketing http://www.flickr.com/photos/48276902@N06/4928776013/There’s no denying that data security grows more critical every day.  Fortunately, software vendors are becoming more and more transparent about their security practices so that buyers can make informed decisions.  One of the ways that vendors are keeping their customers informed is announcing the release of patches for security vulnerabilities.

So in order to compare the security levels of the Oracle and Microsoft platforms, let’s take a look at the number of vulnerabilities each has issued patches to address recently:

Microsoft:  19

Oracle:  109

These numbers make it pretty clear which platform is currently the most secure.

Source: Info Security Magazine – LINK