OpenNMS OpenNMS: Monitoring large systems and networksMar 30, 2011
If you need to monitor very large networks, you need powerful software. OpenNMS offers serious monitoring capabilities in a truly open source package.more »
Security Lessons Linux security in the cloudMar 28, 2011
Although you give up control of the underlying infrastructure when you use cloud computing, you can still maintain some control over security.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: Secure Video Secure Video SurveillanceMar 01, 2011
Unless your surveillance cameras are wired directly to a video board, they are notoriously insecure. We show you how to keep your cameras from being compromised.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 »
Security Lessons: OpenID User authentication for the massesDec 28, 2010
Outsourcing authentication services gives you access to more services – at a price. Kurt examines the pros and cons of distributed authentication.more »
The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) announced the released of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) 3.0.more »
Caine The Caine 2.0 forensic distributionNov 29, 2010
Caine is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 10.04 for forensic scientists and security-conscious administrators. Poised to do battle against IT ne’er-do-wells, Caine has a comprehensive selection of software, a user-friendly GUI, and responsive support.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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.