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OWASP Discloses Data Breach Attributed to Wiki Misconfiguration


A recent data breach incident disclosed by the OWASP Foundation due to a wiki misconfiguration highlights a critical concern for security practitioners, specifically Linux admins and infosec professionals. The breach exposed personal information from members who joined the foundation between 2006 and 2014.

Falco Graduation Signals Advancements in Cloud Native Runtime Security


In the world of cloud-native computing, security is paramount. The recent announcement by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) about the graduation of Falco, a cloud-native security tool, brings it to the forefront. Falco, described as the de facto Kubernetes threat detection engine, has gained significant traction among notable organizations like Booz Allen Hamilton, GitLab, Shopify, and many more.

The Linux Foundation Offers Insights on Secure Software Development


The Linux Foundation recently published a report titled Maintainer Perspectives on Open Source Software Security, which provides valuable insights into the perspectives, practices, and challenges faced by OSS maintainers and core contributors regarding open-source software security. The report highlights the importance of utilizing software composition analysis (SCA) and static application security testing (SAST) tools in evaluating the security of OSS packages.

Unveiling the Future of Open-Source Generative AI


The Linux Foundation's 2023 Open Source Generative AI Report delves into the advancements and implications of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI). As Linux admins, infosec professionals, and Internet security enthusiasts, it is crucial for us to understand the impact this technology has on our field. Let's critically analyze the insights from the report and explore the long-term consequences.

How Meta Patches Linux at Hyperscale


It's no secret that Linux is the most popular operating system in the world. It's also no secret that it's a very secure OS, but many things can go wrong. It's hard to keep up with all the patches and vulnerabilities, especially when you must patch tens of thousands of servers without downtime. But Meta has a system for doing so!

KubeCon Points to the Future of Enterprise IT


Cloud has become synonymous with enterprise IT, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Though enterprises now spend roughly $545 billion annually on cloud infrastructure, according to IDC, and 41% of that spend goes to the top five cloud providers, the reality is that a substantial amount of money, even “cloud” money, isn’t being spent with the big hyperscalers.

Microsoft Surprised the Linux Community by Attending the Ubuntu Summit 2023


The annual Ubuntu Summit is where Linux and open-source software lovers gather to see what’s new. This year it will take place in the beautiful city of Riga, Latvia, November 3 to 5. And guess what? Microsoft, the big name we usually associate with paid software, joined the movement. This new partnership aims for greater collaboration between major technology companies and open-source communities.

The Moment for AI


Red Hat President and Chief Executive Officer, Matt Hicks, shares insights and reflections from Red Hat Summit 2023.