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Linux Security Week: December 20, 2021

Happy Monday fellow Linux geeks and Open Source enthusiasts! In this week's newsletter we share what you need to know to protect against the critical Log4j vulnerabilities, speak with lead Microsoft engineer Kevin Sheldrake to find out about how he was able to convert the Sysmon system monitoring tool to run on Linux, and introduce six free and open-source vulnerability scanning tools we love. Are you safe from Log4j, which could be the most serious security threat ever seen, according to the CISA?

Have a question about or a comment on one of this week's articles?  Let's discuss! Read on to get the details on these critical topics.

Yours in Open Source,

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Log4j: Everything You Need To Know

The critical Log4j vulnerabilities that have dominated recent infosec news could be the most serious security threat ever seen, according to the CISA. Here's what you need to know to protect against these dangerous flaws.
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Lead Microsoft Engineer Kevin Sheldrake Brings Sysmon to Linux 

The LinuxSecurity team spoke with lead Microsoft engineer Kevin Sheldrake to find out about how he was able to convert the Sysmon system monitoring tool to run on Linux, and provide the source code free to the community. Here's what we learn2.Motherboarded.

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Top 6 Vulnerability Scanning Tools

Learn about six of the best open-source vulnerability scanning tools that are free and adaptable to various operating systems.
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