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How To Remove Password From A PDF File in Linux
(Apr 22, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: 4 methods to remove the password from a PDF document in Linux.

Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0 Launches with Secured Kubernetes
(Apr 17, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker releases a new major update of its flagship Enterprise Edition, for the first time providing full commercial Kubernetes support.

A Privacy & Security Concern Regarding GNOME Software
(Apr 15, 2018, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 fosspost: In order to be able to receive updates for firmware available in your computer, fwupd sends a list of some hardware devices you have to the platform on

How To Set Up SSH Keys
(Apr 14, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linuxize: Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol used for secure connection between a client and a server and supports various authentication mechanisms.

A new approach to security instrumentation
(Apr 13, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) Strong security requires a more proactive strategy.

The Top 10 Sessions to Catch at RSA Conference 2018
(Apr 12, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: There are hundreds of ways to spend your time at the 2018 RSA Conference, but here are the 10 sessions that people will be talking about.

DevOps success: Why continuous is a key word
(Apr 12, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuous delivery: Why you need all three for Agile success

W3C WebAuthn Set to Advance FIDO Protocols for Strong Authentication
(Apr 12, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The W3C web standards organization is now working with the FIDO Alliance to enable a new era of strong authentication with the WebAuthn effort.

Bootiso Lets You Safely Create Bootable USB Drive
(Apr 12, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: Bootiso is a BASH script to safely create bootable USB drives in Linux.

Capsule8 Launches Zero-Day Threat Detection Platform for Linux
(Apr 11, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: More than a year after first emerging from stealth, container security startup Capsule8 launches the 1.0 version of its zero-day threat detection platform.

OpenSnitch Is a Host-Based Firewall for Linux Desktops
(Apr 11, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

BleepingComputer: Named OpenSnitch, the Linux port works on the same principles of the macOS version, being a host-based firewall

How Wizards and Muggles Break Free from the Matrix
(Apr 09, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Journal: The obvious parts of that Matrix are maintained by Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Amazon and so on.

Use restic on Fedora for encrypted backups
(Apr 09, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Restic is a fast, efficient, free and open source backup application that secures your data with AES-256 encryption.

Important Kernel Update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Patches 39 Security Vulnerabilities
(Apr 09, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: The new kernel update addresses a total of 39 security vulnerabilities for the long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Aqua Extends Container Security Platform with Compliance Features
(Apr 09, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Aqua Security brings enhanced policy and compliance capabilities to its container security platform.

How Fedora Secures Package Delivery
(Apr 06, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Currently, Fedora uses several ways to ensure that packages from the Fedora repositories are delivered to you securely.

Nitrokey digital tokens for kernel developers
(Apr 06, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) The Linux Foundation IT team has been working to improve the code integrity of git repositories hosted at by promoting the use of PGP-signed git tags and commits.

Best Free Web Application Firewalls - Add an External Security Layer
(Apr 06, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

A web application firewall (WAF) is a type of application firewall that lets you see and analyze HTTP traffic to and from a web application.

Is the term DevSecOps necessary?
(Apr 05, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

As more companies adopt cloud technologies and containerization, security must be tightly integrated throughout the entire infrastructure.

How to get faster and more secure DNS resolution with Knot Resolver
(Apr 03, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Chances are you aren't encrypting DNS over TLS yet, and that you aren't validating DNSSEC signatures

FOSS Project Spotlight: CloudMapper, an AWS Visualization Tool
(Apr 03, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: When working with AWS, it's common to have a number of separate accounts run by different teams for different projects.

Here’s Why You Should Secure Your Etcd Deployment
(Apr 03, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: Etcd, a key-value store and a core component of Kubernetes clusters, is used to store highly sensitive configuration data but is also easily left unprotected, as a developer recently found.

IPFire: A User-Friendly Linux Firewall Distribution
(Apr 03, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

IPFire was designed for users new to firewalling, so it places a premium on user-friendliness.

How to Create and Update the SSL SAN Certificate in Linux
(Apr 02, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

QuickFixLinux: How to Generate SSL SAN Cert and update in the Apache config file in Linux machines.

Newly Found Malware Deliberately Avoids Government Networks
(Mar 30, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

itprotoday: GoScanSSH malware infects a range of Linux devices by seeking weak SSH login passwords and takes pains to not infect devices connected to government networks.

Just say no to root (in containers)
(Mar 30, 2018, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Even smart admins can make bad decisions.

Install SquidGuard with Squid proxy server : Complete guide
(Mar 29, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

SquidGuard is a free and open-source application, which is basically used as a URL redirector

Public cloud security: Follow the Goldilocks principle
(Mar 28, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: Organizations worry too much about some aspects of public cloud security  - and too little about others.

Firefox Launches Facebook Container Add-On that Makes Facebook Tracking Harder
(Mar 28, 2018, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mozilla launched a new Firefox add-on Facebook container that makes tracking harder by isolating your Facebook identity from the rest of web activities.

How to install Ioncube Loader on CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu
(Mar 27, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Ioncube loader is a PHP module to load files that were protected with the Ioncube Encoder software.

TLS 1.3 Encryption Standard Moves Forward, Improving Internet Security
(Mar 26, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A decade after the last SSL/TLS web encryption standard was released, the IETF has finally settled on the 28th draft of the TLS 1.3 standard to be the next major protocol for internet security.

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