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Red Hat sets Docker as nucleus of 'Project Atomic'

Slimmer future versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux -- aka Project Atomic -- will rely heavily on Docker app virtualization

Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology

Red Hat plans to incorporate advanced Linux tools such as systemd and SELinux into Docker

Sloppy but secure: Open source TrueCrypt passes audit

An independent audit of the open source disk encryption utility finds no backdoors, but dredges up other troubling issues

Stop laying the blame for Heartbleed on open source

Security experts acknowledge that open source is the best model for crypto, so how do we drive improvements to the model for creating security-critical infrastructure?

Bitcoin finally pays off -- in secure cloud storage

Storj.io wants to use bitcoin's blockchain technology as the basis for cloud storage, with payouts to those who rent space

3 big lessons to learn from Heartbleed

The devastating OpenSSL vulnerability proves the importance of data center orchestration, the wisdom of running older versions, and the need to give back to the OpenSSL project

Sony and Google gang up for an illegal video takedown

Sony's drive-by copyright takedown illustrates the harm old business models can do to new approaches like open source

After Heartbleed: 4 OpenSSL alternatives that work

In the wake of Heartbleed, it's high time we take a closer look at SSL alternatives from Mozilla and others

5 no-bull facts you need to know about Heartbleed right now

Here's the most crucial info about the OpenSSL bug that affects almost two-thirds of sites on the Internet

MongoDB 2.6 keeps pace in database speed wars

The new version of the NoSQL database offers faster performance and a new management console

Open Source Software Features

Desktop Linux: Ready for the mainstream

Organizations can adopt Linux for many users, and save the high upgrade costs of Vista or Windows 7 more

Open Source Software Quiz

Linux admin IQ test

How much do you really know about the free OS? more

Stop laying the blame for Heartbleed on open source
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Stop laying the blame for Heartbleed on open source

Blog by Simon Phipps

Security experts acknowledge that open source is the best model for crypto, so how do we drive improvements to the model for creating security-critical infrastructure?
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