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
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
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."
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
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.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's support of rival to Docker, the release of source code for tools from Netflix and EMC, and more! Open source news: May 2 - 8, 2015
Jonathan LeBlanc of PayPal talks about what's wrong with the password and how we can replace it. This interview part of series for POSSCON 2015.
Learn about the next steps in securing Docker containers, and what is being done to make sure that containers are safe for production use.
An update on what is going on in the development of security features for Docker, and how you can help ensure that your containers are secure.
In a short notice published last month, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) announced it was retiring a number of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) because they were obsolete. Notably, that list of retirements includes FIPS-185, and its best-known implementation... Read more