Snort Helpers Snort Helpers: Open Source Network Intrusion DetectionMay 02, 2011
Snort is the de facto standard for open source network intrusion detection. The developer community has kept a fairly low profile for a couple of years, but extensions like Snorby, OpenFPC, and Pulled Pork have given the old hog a new lease on life.more »
Red Hat announces IBM, Accenture, Alfresco, Cisco, HP and Intel representatives are scheduled to deliver keynotes at the seventh annual Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, May 3-6, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.more »
OpenNMS OpenNMS: Monitoring large systems and networksMar 30, 2011
If you need to monitor very large networks, you need powerful software. OpenNMS offers serious monitoring capabilities in a truly open source package.more »
Security Lessons Linux security in the cloudMar 28, 2011
Although you give up control of the underlying infrastructure when you use cloud computing, you can still maintain some control over security.more »
Intrusion Detection Platform-independent and extensible IDS with PreludeMar 23, 2011
The Prelude security information management system receives both host- and network-based IDS messages and displays them in an easy web interface. We show you how to set it up.more »
Security Lessons: Secure Video Secure Video SurveillanceMar 01, 2011
Unless your surveillance cameras are wired directly to a video board, they are notoriously insecure. We show you how to keep your cameras from being compromised.more »
Security Lessons: HTML5 HTML5 – Building a better botnetJan 31, 2011
New web technologies address shortcomings in web browsers but create new problems as well.more »
Security Lessons: OpenID User authentication for the massesDec 28, 2010
Outsourcing authentication services gives you access to more services – at a price. Kurt examines the pros and cons of distributed authentication.more »
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
All websites that use these popular CMS tools could be vulnerable to denial of service attacks if users don't install the updates.