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How to increase online privacy with open source tools and best practices
In this article, I'll analyze a few open source tools and concepts that you might use to increase privacy on the Internet for yourself.
1 comment Posted 28 Jan 2016 by Alan Smithee Feed
The state of container security
Chief Architect for the central US at Red Hat, Thomas Cameron, will present at the 14th annual Southern Californian Linux Expo (SCaLE 14x) this year on An Introduction to Container Security and Gluster Quickstart. In this interview, Thomas to discusses container security.
0 comments Posted 20 Jan 2016 by Andrew Thornton (Red Hat) Feed
Top 5 stripes
In this week's Top 5, we highlight how to keep your Linux system safe, open source chat apps, a new Linux story from our series, why Vagrant?, and how to earn respect as a leader from Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.
0 comments Posted 25 Sep 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
As the the encryption access debate heats up in the United States and abroad, Mark Bohannon weighs the consequences of revisiting the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA).
0 comments Posted 25 Sep 2015 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
While most of the Linux community would agree that viruses don't affect Linux, there are some people we share files with who are affected by viruses and other malware.
17 comments Posted 24 Sep 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Internet Bug Bounty, a smart robotic spider powered by Snappy Ubuntu Core, and more open source news. Open source news roundup for September 6 - 12, 2015
0 comments Posted 12 Sep 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Few things in the Linux world evoke a strong reaction like SELinux, the security enhancement for Linux. At LinuxCon, Susan Lauber hopes to soften that response and show people the light. In her talk, SELinux—it's all about the labels, Lauber will teach SELinux basics and describe why it's a must-... Read more
0 comments Posted 12 Aug 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
Laura is the founder and lead consultant for SafeStack, a specialist security training, development, and consultancy firm. Laura tells me in this interview: "we want security to be any empowering tool for growth rather than a costly hindrance to innovation."
0 comments Posted 15 Jul 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Even as the US government bids adieu to Clipper Chip, an infamous episode that influenced the cryptography debate for years, there is renewed focus in a number of quarters that it should not repeated. The most recent evidence comes from a new report from the United Nation's Office of the High... Read more
2 comments Posted 9 Jun 2015 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
The security of a strongly encrypted software tool is not compromised by having its code openly available as open source. In fact, that the tool's source code is open strengthens its security and, by extension, the safety and privacy of its users.
2 comments Posted 25 May 2015 by Jim Fruchterman Feed

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