Articles tagged with security


Top 5: Linux security, Slack chat alternatives, Vagrant, and more

Open in sky
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...Read more

Encryption back doors: Is there more to this debate?

As the the encryption access debate heats up in the United States and abroad, Mark Bohannon weighs the consequences of revisiting the Communications...Read more

Keeping your Linux system safe

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...Read more

Internet Bug Bounty, Munich's commitment, and more news

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...Read more

Keeping your system secure with SELinux

Few things in the Linux world evoke a strong reaction like SELinux , the security enhancement for Linux. At LinuxCon, Susan Lauber hopes to soften...Read more

SafeStack attacks with a purpose

Laura is the founder and lead consultant for SafeStack, a specialist security training, development, and consultancy firm. Laura tells me in this...Read more

The encryption 'access' debate heats up

Even as the US government bids adieu to Clipper Chip, an infamous episode that influenced the cryptography debate for years, there is renewed focus...Read more

Is your open source security software less secure?

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...Read more