Linux Security Week: August 9, 2021
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Black Hat USA 2021 & DEF CON 29 Highlights & Key Takeaways
Black Hat USA 2021 and DEF CON 29 have come to an end, and this year’s events did not disappoint, generating plenty of cybersecurity news, highlighting key industry trends and introducing some exciting new products. LinuxSecurity has been following both conferences, speaking with expert trainers and presenters and keeping our followers up-to-date on Twitter. Here are the highlights, key takeaways and notable trends we identified as Black Hat USA 2021 and DEF CON 29 unfolded that you should be aware of.
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Best File & Disk Encryption Tools for Linux
As we rapidly transition to an increasingly digital society, data protection is a greater concern than ever before. Encryption is one of the most effective and widely used methods of securing senstive information from unauthorizedparties. In this article, we'll introduce you to eight open-source file and disk encrytion tools we love to help you safeguard critical data and protect your privacy online.
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CrowdSec v1.1.x Is Out! Here's What's New & How To Get Started
On July 8, 2021, the CrowdSec team released CrowdSec v1.1.x - the latest version of their free and open-source cybersecurity solution designed to protect Linux servers, services, containers, or virtual machines exposed on the Internet with a server-side agent - with new packages and repositories, as well as improvements to to the CrowdSec agent itself. LinuxSecurity spoke with the CrowdSec team to provide readers with insight into what they can expect from this exciting release, and how they can get started with CrowdSec v1.1.x.
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