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The Linux Foundation Offers Insights on Secure Software Development

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Judge Rules Online Archive's Book Service Violated Copyright

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A federal judge has sided with four publishers who sued an online archive over its unauthorized scanning of millions of copyrighted works and offering them for free to the public. Judge John G. Koeltl of U.S. District Court in Manhattan ruled that the Internet Archive was producing “derivative” works that required permission of the copyright holder.

How OpenSSF Aims to Make Log4j-Like Incidents Rare

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More critical flaws similar to Log4Shell found in open source are almost inevitable, but Open Source Security Foundation’s (OpenSSF’s) goal is to make those incidents rare and continually make the attackers’ job harder, a Linux Foundation executive noted.

Linux Foundation Creates OpenWallet Foundation

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Linux Foundation Europe, an independent trusted supporter and vendor-neutral home for open source projects in Europe, today announced the official formation of the OpenWallet Foundation (OWF). This new, collaborative effort will develop open source software to support interoperability for a wide range of wallet use cases, including making payments, proving identity, storing validated credentials such as employment, education, financial standing, and entitlements — to enable trust in the digital future.

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