Carla Schroder
By: Carla Schroder

September 23, 2020 6:35 pm

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Is Open Source a Religion?

Is open source a religion? There is a persistent myth that free/open source software (F/OSS) supporters think of F/OSS as a religion. SUSE is the largest open source software company, so that would make us, what, a church with the cutest mascot? Of course this is wrong and F/OSS is not a religion, though the […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

September 17, 2020 1:37 pm

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SUSE Addresses “ZeroLogon” Vulnerability

On September 11, Secura research published a new software vulnerability called “ZeroLogon”, which exploits a protocol weakness in the SMB Netlogon protocol. This vulnerability may affect users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running Samba servers in older or non-standard configurations. Attackers could use it to bypass access control to the domain controller. A workaround […]

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Brice Dekany
By: Brice Dekany

August 21, 2020 8:37 am

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SUSE Manager and openSCAP: 200 security rules made for you

OpenSCAP is an opensource tool to test and verify security compliance against a set of rules. Did you know that SUSE provides more than 200 rules in its own SCAP Security Guide? See French version Of course there is the SLES Hardening Guide but there is a lot of other security certifications like STIG DISA, […]

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Carolina Pereira
By: Carolina Pereira

August 13, 2020 4:07 pm

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SQL Server on Linux Journey – Part 2: On premises success

On Part 1 of this series we covered our first SUSE encounter with Microsoft and how a few years later, the most deployed database in the world, SQL Server, started offering support for Linux platforms. Now, we’ll move on to cover the on-premises success reached by the SQL on Linux combination even though some […]

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

July 27, 2020 8:39 am

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SUSE addresses BootHole security exposure

Security researchers from Eclypsium have published an attack called BootHole today. This attack requires root access to the bootloader used in Linux operating systems, GRUB2. It bypasses normal Secure Boot protections to persistently install malicious code which cannot be detected by the operating system. Given the need for root access to the bootloader, the described […]

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Raj Meel
By: Raj Meel

July 21, 2020 1:03 pm

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Marcus Meissner
By: Marcus Meissner

June 9, 2020 4:39 pm

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SUSE addresses Special Register Buffer Data Sampling (SRBDS) aka CrossTalk attack

Today Intel and security researchers published a number of security issues covering various Intel hardware and software components in their IPU 2020.1 release. One of those issues is a side-channel information leak attack against special registers, like the Intel CPU random register. Memory can not be read out, only previously generated random values could […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

May 29, 2020 6:55 pm

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Maintaining SUSE Linux support during the pandemic

  The global pandemic and resulting government shelter-in-place or quarantine measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus have shifted the priorities of IT organizations away from non-critical maintenance and upgrades. Unfortunately, the planned end of General Support date for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 4 happens to be in […]

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Brendan Bulmer
By: Brendan Bulmer

May 28, 2020 8:04 am

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Leading A New Learning Landscape

The last few months have forced everyone to look differently at how we communicate, educate, socialize and do business. The way people learn and teach might never quite be the same, so we are here to support any social changes and physical adjustments our societies force us to take. We wanted to highlight a few […]

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Vincent Moutoussamy
By: Vincent Moutoussamy

May 19, 2020 4:10 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 2 Public Release Candidate 2!

  Our Public Release Candidate 2 for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 2 is finally available! SLE 15 SP2 Major Themes If you are wondering what are the Major Themes for SLE 15 SP2 development and the Notable Changes compared to SLE 15 SP1, we highly recommend you to check out our dedicated […]

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