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Akamai Comments on the National Security Council and White House Open Source Software Security Summit

Emphasizes the need for visibility, containment and information sharing, calls for increased industry support to strengthen the security of open source software CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Akamai Technologies, Inc. logo (PRNewsfoto/Akamai Technologies, Inc.) Government and industry should prioritize investments in tools and technologies that can help increase the visibility of open source […]

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How to change the configuration of running Docker containers – CloudSavvy IT

Docker containers are generally treated as immutable once they start to run. However, you can dynamically update some configuration settings, such as the container name and its hardware resource limits. In this guide, we’ll show you how to use the built-in Docker commands to change selected settings of running containers. We’ll also take a look […]

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How to Perform Security Audits on Linux Using Lynis

Whether you are an administrator or a Linux user, having a secure server or PC should be a top priority. Although Linux is a secure operating system, it is also susceptible to attacks or security holes just like other operating systems. In this guide, you will learn how to audit and find security vulnerabilities and […]

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Oracle is working on pinning multithreaded VFIO pages for about 10x faster QEMU initialization

For those who assign VFIO devices to guest VMs, the boot / boot process could soon be much faster with a set of fixes from Oracle. Oracle engineers have worked on pinning multithreaded VFIO pages to speed up the boot process and can have a pretty noticeable impact for large guest VMs. The patch bundle […]

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AMD CES 2022 Keynote Introduces Next-Generation Products

AMD CEO Lisa Su is starting her keynote at CES 2022 right now. Lisa will be speaking on the company’s consumer products for the year with an expected particular focus on the “Rembrandt” Ryzen 6000 series mobile processors and AMD processors with 3D V-Cache. AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Mobile will take center stage at CES […]

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LLVM experienced record growth in 2021, many exciting compiler advancements

The LLVM compiler stack experienced record growth in 2021 with both the most new code introduced in a single year as well as the highest number of contributors per year this open source project has ever seen. Even outside of development metrics, LLVM had a pretty hectic 2021 year. When running GitStats on the mono […]

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What is linux? Here’s all you need to know

If you’re a web surfer who enjoys exploring the depths of all things tech and non-tech, you might have heard of Linux. We’ve seen a lot of tech trends in the year 2021, but Linux has been the one to dominate the charts throughout the year. So what exactly is Linux? Who uses it and […]

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Best of 2021 – 7 Principles of DevSecOps with Kubernetes

As we close 2021, at Container Journal we wanted to highlight the most popular articles of the year. This is the eighteenth in our Best of 2021 series. In my article “9 Pillars of DevOps Engineering with Kubernetes,” I explain that continuous security is a central pillar of any well-designed DevOps. As stated in the […]

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FGKASLR is an exciting Linux kernel improvement to look forward to in 2022

It’s been almost two years since Intel released FGKASLR fixes to improve Linux kernel security. While this work on Finer Grained / Function Granular KASLR has been stalled for a year, in recent months work on the latter has been relaunched and in 2022 it looks like this security is on the way to being […]