The Linux Foundation’s job is to create engines of innovation and enable the gears of those engines to spin faster, said Executive Director Jim Zemlin, in opening remarks at Open Source Summit in Vancouver.
August was an exciting month for Linux and open source, with the release of Linux kernel 4.18, a new ebook offering practical advice for enterprise open source, and the formation of the Academy Software Foundation. And, to cap it off, we ended the month with a successful Open Source Summit event highlighting open source innovation at every level and featuring keynote presentations from Linus Torvalds, Van Jones, Jim Zemlin, Jennifer Cloer, and many others.
At Black Hat USA, the network operations center (NOC) and security operations center (SOC) are one in the same — reasonable for a network that exists to serve a huge gathering of security professionals. While the network that exists for a high-intensity week is unique in many ways, in others it is a concentrated example of what is possible when professionals with different areas of expertise — and different vendors — work together.