As the open-source model continues to prove its sustainability in the enterprise, the software community is ramping up its security mindedness. That concern was evident in recent weeks as leading Linux groups led the way for better code security.
Cloud-native microservices platform Lightbend wants open-source licensing to better meet developers’ needs and is doing something to make that happen. However, the replacement fix is not a traditional open-source license. Rather, it transitions there in time.
GitHub gets the heave-ho by a software developer group. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old developer takes on the maintainer role of the near-abandoned Unity desktop. The start of the summer season brought new and old Linux developments to the forefront.
Canonical is pushing the security and usability conveniences of managing internet of things (IoT) and edge devices with its June 15 release of Ubuntu Core 22, the fully containerized Ubuntu 22.04 LTS variant optimized for IoT and edge devices.
New research from Atlas VPN shows that cloud-native exploits on major cloud service providers (CSPs) declined during the first four months of 2022. Cloud-native exploits dropped by 25%, from 71 exploits in the first four months of 2021 to 53 exploits in the first four months of this year.
Linux provides user options for a wide variety of desktop environments, making it a much richer computing platform compared to macOS and Microsoft Windows. That benefit is on display with this month’s distro releases and updates.
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...
Cloud storage provider Nasuni recently announced a $60 million equity investment by new investor Sixth Street Growth. This is the fourth round of financing for Nasuni over the last five years, during which it has raised a total of $148 million. We spoke with the company's founder and CTO Andres Rodr...
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...
The modern attack surface has grown too large and complex for security professionals to manage using traditional, manual approaches to the asset lifecycle.
Open-source innovations and the Linux operating system continue to set complacency aside. Here's a roundup of the latest developments from the Linux Foundation, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SoftMaker, and the Google Open Source Security Team.
For years, affiliate marketers, social media companies, online marketplace platforms, and search engines alike have enjoyed the seemingly ubiquitous tax-free landscape from their digital activities afforded to them by the United States' Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998. However, that could all be ch...