In this Cyber Cold War (2009 - ) between NATO and Russia/China , experts think that the Russians know more about security than RedHat. ALT Linux is a XFCE edition with a firewall utility not unlike RedHat Firewall. Is that why we're losing the Cyber Cold War? Bias towards redhat?
ALT server edition has:
class of protection from unauthorized access to information — class 5
by the level of monitoring for non-declared features — level 4
I would theorize that Scientific Linux Fermi Linux is the most secure Linux on Earth, yet is still using that ancient 2.6.18 linux kernel from 2006 (patched to 2.6.18-268-9)!