Microsoft announced that its Secure Supply Chain Consumption Framework (S2C2F) has been adopted by the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) in a move to improve “supply chain security for everyone...
Have you heard that two years after promising to report all HTTP-based web pages as insecure, Mozilla is finally about to deliver? Soon, whenever you visit one of the shrinking number of sites that doesn’t use a security certificate, the Firefox browser will warn you.
We've had a number of articles covering the interesting news out of Intel's 2019 Open-Source Technology Summit (OSTS) held at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington. Here's a look back at the news out of the open-source event as well as some other smaller bits of information shared during the event.
Dropbox has uncovered 264 vulnerabilities, paying out US$319,300 in bounties, after a one-day bug hunt in Singapore that brought together hackers from 10 nations around the world. Hosted by bug bounty platform HackerOne, the live event saw 45 of its members from countries such as Japan, India, Australia, Hong Kong, and Sweden, and some as young as 19, galvanise in the city-state in an attempt to infiltrate Dropbox's targeted systems.
The first Open Networking Summit was held in October 2011 at Stanford University and described as “a premier event about OpenFlow and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)”. Here we are seven and half years later and I’m constantly amazed at both how far we’ve come since then, and at how quickly a traditionally slow-moving industry like telecommunications is embracing change and innovation powered by open source.
Opening the Black Hat Europe conference, founder Jeff Moss cited the 2010 attacks on Google as a point where attacks became more serious, as this enabled people in cybersecurity to “speak to a new audience.”
In case you missed it, videos for Linux Security Summit NA are now available. On Linux.com, we covered a couple of these in depth, including:
Redefining Security Technology in Zephyr and Fuchsia By Eric Brown