Microsoft now has its own lightweight and secure Linux distro, CBL-Mariner. With the distro's limited size also comes a minimal attack surface, making it easy to deploy security patches to it via RPM. Its designers also make a particul...
Several industry groups joined forces Thursday to form a new consortium dedicated to improving the security of the Internet. The Internet Security Alliance -- a collaborative effort of the CERT Coordination Center, the Software Engineering Institute and the Electronic Industries Alliance . . .
One of the U.S. government's front-line defenses against cyber-sabotage will begin selling its early warnings about the latest Internet threats, something it used to share only with federal agencies. THE SHIFT COMES as the taxpayer-funded CERT Coordination Center, formerly known as . . .
One aspect of security, then, is to prevent these attacks whenever possible. This is where WireX and their Immunix distribution and StackGuard compiler come in. WireX's StackGuard compiler is based on the egcs compiler, but has been rewritten to remove buffer . . .