News Category: Networking

Open Source Eases AT&T’s Technical Burden

At this week’s AT&T Spark event in San Francisco, where Amy Wheelus, vice president of Network Cloud at the carrier, explained that AT&T was an “open source-first shop.”  AT&T’s embrace of the open source community was echoed by Wheelus’ colleague Catherine Lefèvre, associate vice...
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Akraino edge
Akraino Edge Stack project is focused on anything related to the edge and will provide standardized blueprints for implementing virtual network functions in production.

Open Source Akraino Edge Computing Project Leaps Into Action

The ubiquitous topic of edge computing has so far primarily focused on IoT and machine learning. A new Linux Foundation project called Akraino Edge Stack intends to standardize similar concepts for use on edge telecom and networking systems in addition to IoT gateways. The goal to build an “open...
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ONS demos
The LFN booth at ONS Europe will showcase the top, community-led, technical demos from the LFN family of projects.

Building in the Open: ONS Europe Demos Highlight Networking Industry Collaboration

LF Networking (LFN), launched on January 1st of this year, has already made a significant impact in the open source networking ecosystem gaining over 100 members in the just the first 100 days. Critically, LFN has also continues to attract support and participation from many of the world’s top...
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Encrypting NFSv4 with Stunnel TLS

NFS clients and servers push file traffic over clear-text connections in the default configuration, which is incompatible with sensitive data. TLS can wrap this traffic, finally bringing protocol security. Before you use your cloud provider's NFS tools, review all of your NFS usage and secure it...
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How Blockchain and the Auto Industry Will Fit Together

“At this point, most of the specific potential uses for blockchain in various industries are quite speculative and a number of years out,” says Gordon Haff, technology evangelist at Red Hat. “What we can do, though, is think about the type of uses that play to blockchain strengths.” It is plenty...
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ONS
Here’s a sneak peek at why you need to be at Open Networking Summit Europe in Amsterdam next month! But hurry – spots are going quickly. Register by September 1 to save $605.

10 Reasons to Attend ONS Europe in September | Registration Deadline Approaching – Register & Save $605

Here’s a sneak peek at why you need to be at Open Networking Summit Europe in Amsterdam next month! But hurry – spots are going quickly. Secure your spot and register by September 1 to save $605. Open Networking Summit, the premier open networking event in North America now in its 7th year, comes...
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A Quick Reminder on HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere! So the plugin says, and now browsers are warning users that sites not implementing https:// are security risks. Using HTTPS everywhere is good advice. And this really means "everywhere": the home page, everything. Not just the login page, or the page where you accept donations....
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WPA3: How and Why the Wi-Fi Standard Matters

Wi-Fi Protected Access II, or WPA2, is the standard behind wireless security networking. It protects users everywhere, from coffee shops to college campuses to corporate headquarters. WPA2 may be the most widespread security standard in the world that ordinary people encounter. With all that’s gone...
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ngrep – A Network Packet Analyzer for Linux

Ngrep (network grep) is a simple yet powerful network packet analyzer. It is a grep-like tool applied to the network layer – it matches traffic passing over a network interface. It allows you to specify an extended regular or hexadecimal expression to match against data payloads (the actual...
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Facebook Open Sources Library to Enhance Latest Transport Layer Security Protocol

For several years, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has been working to improve the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, which is designed to help developers protect data as it moves around the internet. Facebook created an API library called Fizz to enhance the latest version, TLS 1....
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