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LinuxCon: Running Containers in a Hostile Environment
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 24, 2016
Need to keep hackers inside a network? Containers might fit the bill.

Docker 1.12.1 Released; Brings Huge Improvements for Raspberry Pi Installs
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 19, 2016
First point release is always a good starting point for production installs and upgrades

DEFCON: BtleJuice MitM Hacks Bluetooth (and belittles Bluetooth Padlock security)
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 5, 2016
Say it three time fast and you too might magically pwn Bluetooth.

DEFCON: Samsung Pay Hacked
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 5, 2016
Researcher is able to capture authentication tokens, then use in replay attacks

Black Hat: Google Project Zero Researcher Details the Year in Flash Flaws #BHUSA
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 4, 2016
Natalie Silvanovich isn't worried about what happens when Flash is deprecated either.

10th Annual Pwnie Awards Recognize Mudge and Taviso
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 3, 2016

A10 Networks Expands with Appcito Acquisition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published July 27, 2016
The overall plan is to provide additional value to A10's existing customers, while also providing new capabilities to address areas where A10 hasn't previously had customers.

The Dangers of Connected Lightbulbs Brought to Light by Rapid7
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 27, 2016
Among the popular emerging use cases for the internet of things is connected lightbulbs that users can control remotely.

Lack of Patching Still a Problem in 2016
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 27, 2016
Cisco released on July 26 its 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

StackPath Debuts with $150M to Secure the Internet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published July 26, 2016
Though it's only now emerging from stealth, the security company already claims to have over 30,000 customers.

Extreme Networks Hunts Pokemon Go
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published July 26, 2016
Everyone is looking for Pokemon these days, thanks to the stellar popularity of Pokemon Go.

Uber Pays Security Researcher $10K for Critical Flaw
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 25, 2016
Bug Bounty Researcher finds a flaw that left Uber users at risk, why this matters and what it says about the need for third party bug bounty programs.

OpenStack Pico and Questa set to Debut in 2017 and 2018.
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published July 25, 2016
OpenStack community members choose the next set of release names.

Dirk Hohndel Leaves Intel to become VMware's Chief Open Source Officer
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 30, 2016
Hohndel will now be the open-source inside guy at VMware

Red Hat Summit Hosts a Wedding - for Real. #RHSummit
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 29, 2016

Docker Store Announced @dockercon / So What Happens to Hub? #dockercon
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 21, 2016
Surprise beta announcement made at Dockercon 16

Praise Be to the Dockercon 16 Demo Gods : Drink Espresso #dockercon
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 20, 2016

Dockercon 16 Descends on Seattle
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 19, 2016
Docker all the things, seriously - all of them.

Famed WhiteHat Security Founder Joins SentinelOne
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 6, 2016
What do you do after starting a successful security vendor? Apparently you go help a new startup.

ownCloud Founder Forks Open-Source Project to NextCloud
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published June 2, 2016
Frank say NO to ownCloud Foundation

ownCloud Gets Its Own Foundation
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 31, 2016
After project founder leaves his own company, there is now a foundation to back ownCloud

PHP 7.0.7 Released Fixing 28 Bugs
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 26, 2016
There is at least one issue in the new update that could have security impact.

Nginx 1.11 Web Server Improves HTTP/2
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 24, 2016
HTTP/2 support getting better, one point release at a time.

Linux 4.7 Gets a Security Boost with ChromeOS Feature
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 23, 2016
First set of security enhancements for upcoming Linux kernel shows a trio of interesting bits

CoreOS Fest: Runway Provides a New Model Distributed Systems Design
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published May 10, 2016
Salesforce lead software engineer details new open-source effort.