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Open Source Wrap Up: LibreOffice Online & New Open Source Projects from F8

The time may have finally come for an online version of LibreOffice. After being announced but never released in 2011, IceWarp and Collabora have agreed to work with the LibreOffice community […]





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4 Steps to Open Source Security from Top Financial Firms

For major financial firms, software security is a chronic, evolving concern. Development teams within financial services organizations turn to open source and third-party code to speed time-to-market and drive innovation […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: New OpenSSL Security Patches & Microsoft’s Release of MSBuild

If you thought OpenSSL’s security problems were over, think again. This week, the OpenSSL project team announced the forthcoming release of a new version to “fix a number of security […]





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The Delicacy of Transparency in Security

OpenSSL is a collaborative project aimed at developing a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and open source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols […]





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Paranoia and Pragmatism: The Open Source Software Security Paradigm

Across the IT landscape, open source software (OSS) is pervasive and ubiquitous. From the cloud and web to data centers; from the desktop to mobile devices; and across a range of […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: Apple’s ResearchKit & The End of Google Code

Google Code is moving into the Google graveyard. This week the search engine giant announced the closure of its open source project hosting site, while Facebook celebrated the growing success […]





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Open Source Hygiene: Software Security and Human Error

Causes for major security breaches and vulnerabilities are many and varied. Seldom are they the result of actual technology failure–far more often they come about as the result of human […]





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Open Source Wrap Up: FREAK Attack & Pivotal’s Big Data Release

Le freak, ce n’est pas chic. A new SSL vulnerability took the spotlight this week, although it was not news to security insiders. Pivotal made a big data release as […]





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FREAK Attack: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Code Secure

A new SSL security vulnerability, dubbed FREAK Attack, was discovered this week by cryptographers at IMDEA, INRIA, and Microsoft Research. With the potential to expose over one third of all web servers, […]





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Speak Your Mind on the State of Open Source

Anecdotes and hard evidence about open source software driving innovation and economic growth abound; capturing data and trends about the growth of open source is vital. The annual Future of […]





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