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 »
Security Lessons: Bufferbloat Will cheap RAM break the Internet?Apr 29, 2011
An abundance of buffers hides the Internet’s dirty little secret.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 »
A security advisory warning has been issued by Adobe for a critical vulnerablity in its Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and more.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: HTML5 HTML5 – Building a better botnetJan 31, 2011
New web technologies address shortcomings in web browsers but create new problems as well.more »
"I want to share with you the process of installing PacketFence on Ubuntu and then how it can be used from the command line to create a powerful network access control system," Jack Wallen says in his Install and Configure Packetfence on Ubuntu Linux article.more »
Atlanta trade show helps government agencies learn about open source solutions, while also helping an open source startup navigate the government contracting process.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
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
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.