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How Developers Can Get Involved with Open Source Networking

Linux Foundation open networking leader describes the challenges and advantages of working across communities. There have always been integration challenges with open source software, whether in pulling together Linux distributions or in mating program subsystems developed by geographically...
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Google Launches Jib, Automated Container Packaging for Java Apps

Google has released software that could automate the packaging of a Java program so that it can be run in the cloud-native environment. Jib is an open-source Java “containerizer,” one that handles all the steps of packaging your application into a container image, according to Appu Goundan and ...
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New IEEE Position Statement Supports Strong Encryption

On 24 June, the IEEE Board of Directors adopted a position statement in support of strong encryption for confidentiality and data integrity.  The essence of the position is that: “IEEE supports the use of unfettered strong encryption to protect confidentiality and integrity of data and...
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Wi-Fi Security Is Starting to Get its Biggest Upgrade in Over a Decade

Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade. But today, that’ll begin to change: the Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees adoption of the Wi-Fi standard, is beginning to certify products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security protocol that’s been in use since...
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The new LF Energy coalition is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more.

The Linux Foundation Transforms the Energy Industry with New Initiative: LF Energy

We are thrilled to introduce the new LF Energy initiative to support and promote open source in the energy and electricity sectors. LF Energy is focused on accelerating the energy transition, including the move to renewable energy, electric mobility, demand response and more. Open source has...
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Take Our Survey on Open Source Programs

The New Stack is partnering with The Linux Foundation to investigate how many organizations either have a formal open source management program or are planning to create one. How is open source code managed in your organization? And does it affect how fast and efficiently new product development...
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Netdev Day 1: IPsec!

Today at the conference I learned a lot about IPsec, so we’re going to talk about IPsec! There was an IPsec workshop given by Sowmini Varadhan and Paul Wouters. All of the mistakes in this post are 100% my fault though :). what’s IPsec? IPsec is a protocol used to encrypt IP packets. Some VPNs are...
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A SysAdmin's Guide to SELinux: 42 Answers to the Big Questions

"It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem…" ―Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Security. Hardening. Compliance. Policy. The Four Horsemen of the SysAdmin Apocalypse. In addition to our daily tasks—monitoring, backup, implementation, tuning,...
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Becoming a Senior Developer: 9 Experiences You'll Encounter

Many programming career guidelines stress the skills a software developer is expected to acquire. Such general advice suggests that someone who wants to focus on a technical track—as opposed to, say, taking a management path to CIO—should go after the skills needed to mentor junior developers,...
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​The Return of Spectre

The return of Spectre sounds like the next James Bond movie, but it's really the discovery of two new Spectre-style CPU attacks. Vladimir Kiriansky, a Ph.D. candidate at MIT, and independent researcher Carl Waldspurger found the latest two security holes. They have since published a MIT paper, ...
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