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  • Linux Kernel Security in a Nutshell: How to Secure Your Linux System>
  • Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:09:10 +0000

    The Linux kernel is the core component of the Linux operating system, maintaining complete control over everything in the system. It is the interface between applications and data processing at the hardware level, connecting the system hardware to the application software. The kernel manages input/output requests from software, memory, processes, peripherals and security, among other hefty responsibilities. Needless to say, the Linux kernel is pretty important. 
  • Servers Running Linux May Get Riskier for Enterprises Next Year>
  • Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:40:15 +0000

    The LinuxSecurity team thanks Horacio Zambrano for contributing this article.Enterprises using Linux for their cloud or data center servers may be faced with a larger threat from advanced security attackers in the near future. Based on the Linux Foundation?s estimates back in 2014, 75% of enterprises reported using Linux for the cloud and 79% for application deployments.
  • The Senate Judiciary Committee Wants Everyone to Know It?s Concerned About Encryption>
  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:49:03 +0000

    The Senate Judiciary Committee recently held a hearing on encryption and ?lawful access.? That?s the fanciful idea that encryption providers can somehow allow law enforcement access to users? encrypted data while otherwise preventing the ?bad guys? from accessing this very same data. Learn more:
  • Mozilla to force all add-on devs to use 2FA to prevent supply-chain attacks>
  • Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:12:15 +0000

    Mozilla announced this week that all developers of Firefox add-ons must enable a two-factor authentication (2FA) solution for their account to prevent supply-chain attacks. The new rule is to enter effect starting in 2020. Learn more: