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adcli - Easy Way To Join RHEL/CentOS System To Active Directory Domain
(Nov 17, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

adcli is a command line tool that help us to integrate or join Linux systems such as RHEL & CentOS to Microsoft Windows Active Directory (AD) domain.

How to Install Icinga 2 Monitoring Tool on Debian 9.2
(Nov 17, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: In this guide we will discuss how to install and configure the latest version Icinga 2 web monitoring tool

Hacking Blockchain with Smart Contracts to Control a Botnet
(Nov 16, 2017, 13:17) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Botract attack method revealed at SecTor security conference, could enable botnet to be as resilient and as distributed as the Ethereum blockchain itself.

Quad9 Secure DNS Service Embeds IBM Security Intelligence
(Nov 16, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Free service backed by IBM, Packet Clearing House and the Global Cyber Alliance, aims to make 9.9.9.9 the DNS resolver of choice for internet security.

Perfect Fluxbox Desktop on Kali Linux
(Nov 16, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: For my job, I need a portable Linux environment to run tests, so I often find myself using Kali Linux from a low resourced virtual machine, or booted from a flash drive.

How to Use Nmap Script Engine (NSE) Scripts in Linux
(Nov 15, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: One of the interesting features of Nmap is the Nmap Script Engine (NSE), which brings even more flexibility and efficiency to it.

Schneier: It's Time to Regulate IoT to Improve Cyber-Security
(Nov 15, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In a keynote at the SecTor security conference, Bruce Schneier makes a case for more regulatory oversight for software and the Internet of Things.

How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on Ubuntu 16.04
(Nov 15, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Security updates are an integral part of the IT-world.

EAP-TLS Detailed as WiFi Security Best Practice at SecTor
(Nov 14, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A security researcher explains how WPA2 Enterprise wireless security can be bypassed and why the EAP-TLS wireless authentication protocol should be more widely deployed to help mitigate risks.

NeuVector 1.3 Boosts Container Security with Improved Threat Detection
(Nov 13, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Container security startup adds new features to detect risks hidden within tunnelled traffic and suspicious processes.

Cryptr - A Simple CLI Utility To Encrypt And Decrypt Files
(Nov 13, 2017, 07:00) (2 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: Cryptr is a command line utility that helps you to encrypt and decrypt files.

MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel
(Nov 08, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: You might not know it, but inside your Intel system, you have an operating system running in addition to your main OS, MINIX. And it’s raising eyebrows and concerns.

CAINE 9.0 Linux Expands Forensic Investigation Security Capabilities
(Nov 07, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: New release of security-focused Linux distribution adds new tools to help researchers with investigations.

Google Patches KRACK WiFi Flaw in Android November Security Update
(Nov 07, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Three weeks after critical WiFi vulnerability was first publicly disclosed, Android at long last, gets a patch.

How to get octal file permissions on Linux/Unix command line
(Nov 06, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: How do I find file permissions in octal format such as 0644 from the bash command line running on a Linux or Unix operating systems?

Redirect traffic from http to https: Apache Server
(Nov 06, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

This is a complete beginner's friendly tutorial which details the process to redirect Apache webserver traffic from http to https.

What's New in Q4OS 2.4 Scorpion
(Nov 04, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Q4OS 2.4 codenamed 'scorpion' is the latest release of Q4OS 2 series.

Learn how to replicate SELinux Policies among machines
(Nov 03, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxTechLab: Learn how to replicate the SELinux policies of one machine to another machine.

How to secure VNC server with TLS encyption
(Nov 03, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how we can secure the VNC server communication with TLS encryption in this beginner's friendly tutorial.

Synopsys Set to Acquire Black Duck Software for $565M
(Nov 03, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Open-source management and security platform vendor gets acquired by Synopsys, in an effort to help boost the company's software integrity business.

pfSense 2.3.5 Security Update Addresses WPA2 KRACK Issue, Improves WebGUI
(Nov 02, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

pfSense 2.3.5 is a maintenance and bugfix release for the pfSense 2.3 stable series of the world's most trusted open source firewall,

WordPress 4.8.3 Fixes Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability
(Nov 01, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Researcher blasts security practices at widely used open-source CMS project as not being responsive enough.

What's new in SSHGuard 2.1
(Oct 31, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

SSHGuard 2.1 was released today

Three ways to enable 2FA for SSH
(Oct 30, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

This guide explains three different ways to enable two-factor authentication for your SSH server.

Ubuntu-Based CAINE 9.0 "Quantum" GNU/Linux Operating System Lands with New Tools
(Oct 29, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Coming almost a year after the CAINE 8.0 "Blazar" release, CAINE 9.0 "Quantum" introduces numerous new programs, scripts, and tools

Find Devices Connected To Your Wifi In Linux
(Oct 25, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Usually our connection to the Internet should be private and free of malicious users, however...

How to Lock User Accounts After Failed Login Attempts
(Oct 24, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: This guide will show how to lock a system user's account after a specifiable number of failed login attempts in CentOS, RHEL and Fedora distributions.

CNCF Adds Notary, The Update Framework to Boost Container Security
(Oct 24, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK:Cloud Native Computing Foundation accepts pair of open-source security efforts to its project roster, providing cryptographically verifiable software integrity

Librem 5 Privacy-Focused Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Ends with $2 Million
(Oct 23, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Librem 5 was successfully crowdfunded about two weeks ago when it surpassed its goal of $1.5 million, but the campaign continued to run

How to Monitor and Detect Modified Files using Tripwire IDS on Ubuntu 16.04
(Oct 23, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Tripwire is a free and open source Intrusion Detection System (IDS).

How to Enable or Disable SELinux Boolean Values
(Oct 23, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a security mechanism for mandatory access control (MAC) implemented in the Linux kernel.

Install Let's Encrypt and Secure Nginx with SSL/TLS in Debian 9
(Oct 21, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

This tutorial will show you how to install and secure a Nginx web server on Debian 9 with a TLS certificate issued for free by the Let's Encrypt Certificate Authority.

DockerCon EU 17 Panel Debates Docker Container Security
(Oct 20, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

An eWEEK-moderated panel of container security vendors at the DockerCon EU conference discussed what users need to know and how the vendors differentiate themselves from each other.

What Are the Hidden Files in my Linux Home Directory For?
(Oct 18, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Do you know that your Home directory in your Linux system contains a lot of hidden files and folders?

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