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The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation brought together over 90 executives from 37 companies and government leaders from the NSC, ONCD, CISA, NIST, DOE, and OMB to reach a consensus on key actions to take to improve the resiliency and security of open-source software.

Without a detailed accounting of open-source code running within their software, companies have no way to monitor software policies, licenses, vulnerabilities, and versions. That means IT departments are clueless about the overall health of the open-source components they use.

If you’ve run any operating system for any length of time, you will probably have encountered strange phenomena. Here are a few routes you can traverse to track down suspicious behavior on your Linux system.

Computer security only happens when software is kept up to date. That should be a basic tenet for business users and IT departments. Apparently, it isn’t. At least for some Linux users who ignore installing patches, critical or otherwise.

Canonical's Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, aka "Jammy Jellyfish," is now generally available with features that raise the bar for open source -- from cloud, to edge, to IoT and workstations. Ubuntu enterprise users will find hardcore improvements in security and performance for IoT and cloud computing connection...

In this edition of the latest open-source industry news: Linux Foundation partners add free security classes; Appwrite garners seed money and hands-on community members; Ubuntu's pending new arrival; new releases from Deepin and Modicia.

RebornOS is a Linux distro hopper’s dream computing machine. It is also a great alternative for seasoned Linux users looking for a new option and for newcomers who do not mind tinkering.

Two key open-source projects already help maintain data observability issues; be sure you do not get stuck with a Dirty Pipe situation; human errors are a major culprit in successful cybersecurity breakdowns; and Wind River's latest release.

Foundries.io and Arduino are joining forces to make embedded Linux-powered internet of things and edge computing devices more secure. The deal will combine technological innovations with Foundries' cloud-native development and deployment enterprise solutions for secure IoT and edge devices. Those so...

Old-time Linux is back again. It is not uncommon for open-source software to stop in its tracks. Community and team-based projects sometimes lose developers, enthusiasm, or funding. Hundreds of Linux distributions exist. Some come and go all the time, often unnoticed. Usually, others take their plac...

ExTiX is a Linux distribution that knows where it is going but falls short of being there yet. It is, however, well on its way. Developer Arne Exton calls his ExTiX OS "The Ultimate Linux system." Especially with the Deepin desktop edition, he is close to living up to that assessment.

New developments this month include a key acquisition to bolster and expand cloud computing. Keeper Security takes a big step toward integrating better security and cloud encryption architecture. Also significant is StormForge's release this month of a new solution for cloud environments with machin...

Find out about the latest cloud container breakout vulnerability reported by Red Hat and Canonical. A dangerous Linux kernel element is the culprit. Also, if you want to sharpen your coding and IT skills, learn what the Linux Foundation has new to offer with free and paid training.

Canonical is pushing the limits to automate the full lifecycle of feature engineering, training, and release workflows for machine learning models with its MLOps platform Charmed Kubeflow 1.4. The new free release enables data science teams to securely collaborate on AI/ML innovation on any cloud, f...


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