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 »
The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) announced the released of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) 3.0.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: login mailJun 28, 2010
Charly often gets suggestions and ideas for his column at community get-togethers. Last week, he picked up a tip for an early warning system that quickly secures login attempts.more »
The last day of the four-day 25C3 congress in Berlin ended with an edge of suspense. In keeping with the theme of the congress, speakers had "nothing to hide" about well-known and new vulnerabilities in two of the most important Internet security protocols, SSH and SSL.more »
Set up OpenVPN in four steps Howto for OpenVPN: Configure Windows computers to allow secure surfing when on the roadAug 13, 2008
This article explains in four simple steps how you can use a home-based Windows PC to secure a notebook and circumvent systems such as the "Great Firewall of China". With OpenVPN, mobile users can surf without fear of the restrictions that might otherwise affect them on the local network to which they are connected, and can access all Internet content without danger of being bugged or censored.more »
OpenVPN counters censorship Open Source Software Helps Surmount China's "Great Firewall" Instrument Of CensorshipAug 06, 2008
Journalists at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing will not have unfettered access to the Internet. However, GPL software OpenVPN can be used to easily circumvent such censorship.more »
Development of the new version of the Gibraltar security software took more than a year. The release of Gibraltar 2.5 sees enhanced functionality and simplified use.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.