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 07, 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 »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.