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Preventing Supply Chain Attacks like SolarWinds

In late 2020, it was revealed that the SolarWinds Orion software, which is in use by numerous US Government agencies and many private organizations, was severely compromised. This was an incredibly dangerous set of supply chain compromises that the information technology community (including the Open Source community) needs to learn from and take action on. […]

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Dent Introduces Industry’s First End-to-End Networking Stack Designed for the Modern Distributed Enterprise Edge and Powered by Linux

Dent issues “Arthur”, its First Code Release that Delivers an Open, Simplified Networking Operating System for next-generation retail and campus networks Linux Foundation announces inaugural Dent general members committed to delivering enterprise-grade, disaggregated networks through an open ecosystem SAN FRANCISCO, December 17, 2020 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today […]

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Open Mainframe Project Welcomes New Project Tessia, HCL Technologies and Red Hat to its Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO, December 17, 2020 – The Open Mainframe Project (OMP), an open source initiative that enables collaboration across the mainframe community to develop shared tool sets and resources, today welcomes Tessia, a tool that automates and simplifies the installation, configuration and testing of Linux systems running on the Z platform, to its ecosystem. Additionally, HCL Technologies […]

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New Open Source Contributor Report from Linux Foundation and Harvard Identifies Motivations and Opportunities for Improving Software Security

New survey reveals why contributors work on open source projects and how much time they spend on security SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., December 8, 2020 – The Linux Foundation’s Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) today announced the release of a new report, “Report on the 2020 FOSS […]

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The Janssen Project Takes on World’s Most Demanding Digital Trust Challenges at Linux Foundation

New Janssen Project seeks to build the world’s fastest and most comprehensive cloud native identity and access management software platform SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., December 8, 2020 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the Janssen Project, a cloud native identity and access management software platform that prioritizes […]

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Open Source Web Engine Servo to be Hosted at Linux Foundation

The popular and lightning-fast web engine built using the Rust programming language will grow the community and expand its platform footprint KubeCon, November 17, 2020 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced it will host the Servo web engine. Servo is an open source, high-performance browser engine […]

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Open Source Security Foundation Announces Education Courses and Participation Initiatives to Advance its Commitment to Securing the World’s Software Infrastructure

Free training opportunities, new member investments, consolidation with Core Infrastructure Initiative and new opportunities for anyone to contribute accelerate work on open source security   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct 29, 2020 – OpenSSF, a cross-industry collaboration to secure the open source ecosystem, today announced free training for developing secure software, a new OpenSSF professional certificate […]