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PHP 5.6.2 and 5.4.34 Update for Critical Security Flaws
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 20, 2014
No Sandworms, Heartbleeds or POODLEs here but don't let the lack of a fancy marketing name fool you - this is serious

Firefox Hello Not Working and Mozilla Claims the Bug is Invalid
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 18, 2014
From the 'Your Mileage May Vary ' files:

Docker 1.3 Improves Container Security
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 17, 2014
From the 'Please Sign My Docker Image' files:

3.8 Million Raspberry Pi Linux Computers Sold - Oh My!
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 13, 2014
From the 'Little Computer that Could' files:

OpenStack Juno Races to Completion as RC2s are Released
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 8, 2014
From the 'Not Far Now' files:

Piston OpenStack Co-Founder Joshua McKenty Leaves for Pivotal
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 30, 2014
From the "I Didn't See That One Coming" files:

Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle CEO, to become CTO
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 18, 2014
From the "Samurai Leadership" files:

OpenStack Ironic Approved for Kilo Integrated Release
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 17, 2014
From the 'Bare Metal' files:

Former Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Joins Google
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 9, 2014
Apparently Brian Stevens was feeling lucky.

OpenStack Manila project Approved for Incubation
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 2, 2014
From the 'cloud storage' files:

PHP 5.3 Hits End-of-Life
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 18, 2014
From the 'All Good Things' files:

Is PHP 6 or PHP 7 Next?
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published July 21, 2014
From the 'open-source nomenclature' files:

OpenStack Kilo Set to Debut in April 2015
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published July 17, 2014
From the 'What Follows Juno'? files:

Bitcoin's 51 Percent Attack and the Dogecoin Botnet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 19, 2014
The Dogecoin botnet and the Ghash.io issues are both interesting in that they help raise doubts about the legitimacy of cryptocurrency.

Is LinkedIn at Risk from a Zero-Day Vulnerability?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 19, 2014
The issue of SSL being stripped is one that sites beyond LinkedIn should also be concerned about.

Red Hat Acquires eNovance for $95 Million
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published June 19, 2014
What eNovance brings to the table is a services business around OpenStack.

Riverbed Improves APM with AppInternals 9.0
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 19, 2014
Riverbed is expanding its reach into the Application Performance Management (APM) market with a new release of a product formerly known as OPNET AppInternals Xpert, now called SteelCentral AppInternals 9.0.

British Citizens Can be Snooped on If Sites are External to the U.K.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 18, 2014
Mass surveillance is generally not something that would be allowed under British law without a warrant, but Farr's statement indicates that the rules differ when the communications go outside the United Kingdom.

Rackspace CTO Details Cloud Security Playbook [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 18, 2014
"We don't want to incite a panic; we want to make sure that what we lay down is a very structured plan that our customers can understand quickly."

HP Choses Debian, Replaces Ubuntu, for Helion Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published June 18, 2014
HP Helion uses its own version of Linux based on the the open-source Debian Linux operating system at its core,

Cisco Pays $175 Million for Tail-f
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published June 18, 2014
Tail-f's technologies center around the orchestration of physical and virtual networking.

Enterprise OpenStack Clouds Don't Need SDN [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published June 17, 2014
For many vendors, the cloud and Software Defined Networking (SDN) go hand-in-hand, but that's not the case with OpenStack vendor Nebula.

Why the Insider Threat is More Dangerous to AT&T than Weev
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 17, 2014
The 'weev' breach only affected email addresses, the latest compromise at AT&T disclosed phone records and SSNs.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 Officially Released; Docker Support on the Way
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published June 17, 2014
Docker and KVM can be complementary technologies.

Target POS Issue Not Security Related but Still a Pain
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 17, 2014
One of the key new initiatives under way at Target is a move toward implementing Chip and PIN credit card security.