Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (aka sjvn) has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting-edge PC operating system, 300bps was a fast Internet connection, and WordStar was the state-of-the-art word processor.

Linux gets into the CVE security business

Linux gets into the CVE security business

The Linux kernel developers are now issuing their own, more accurate Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures security bulletins.

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CIQ Offers Long-Term Support for AWS Rocky Linux  Images 

CIQ Offers Long-Term Support for AWS Rocky Linux  Images 

Want to run LTS Rocky Linux on Amazon Web Services? CIQ gives you what you need.

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Critical Security Hole in GNU C Library Opens Door to Root Access on Major Linux Distros

Critical Security Hole in GNU C Library Opens Door to Root Access on Major Linux Distros

The glibc patch is out there, and if you're smart, you'll patch your systems with it soon. 

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New Tripartite Initiative Aims to Fortify Open-Source Cybersecurity

New Tripartite Initiative Aims to Fortify Open-Source Cybersecurity

Education is key to securing software. To help that happen, the Linux Foundation Training & Certification, ISC2,  and the OpenSSF have joined forces.

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Tetrate Announces General Availability of Istio Subscription 

Tetrate Announces General Availability of Istio Subscription 

Want help with your Istio service mesh? Tetrate has an offer for you.

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Docker Scout Unveils Advanced Features to Bolster Software Supply Chain Integrity

Docker Scout Unveils Advanced Features to Bolster Software Supply Chain Integrity

Docker adds its own twist to software supply chain security. 

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OpenStack Unleashes Bobcat: A Leap Forward in Open-Source Cloud Infrastructure

OpenStack Unleashes Bobcat: A Leap Forward in Open-Source Cloud Infrastructure

The newest OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud release is out. 

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Chainguard's Wolfi: Revolutionizing Containerized Workloads with Rapid Updates and Robust Security

Chainguard's Wolfi: Revolutionizing Containerized Workloads with Rapid Updates and Robust Security

A Small Octopus and a Big Idea: How Wolfi Linux is Improving the Cloud’s Software Supply Chain Security.

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The invaluable opensource.com site is reborn as opensource.net

The invaluable opensource.com site is reborn as opensource.net

Thanks to the Open Source Initiative, one of the best open-source and Linux how-to and feature sites is coming back to life.

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Docker: The software development revolution continued

Docker: The software development revolution continued

First, Docker transformed containers into a universally useful technology. Today, its development tools make it easy to create, package, and ship programs across all platforms.

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