Florian Bergmann
By: Florian Bergmann

August 21, 2018 8:00 am

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SUSE CaaS Platform: System-wide Certificates

With SUSE CaaS Platform 3, it is now possible to manage self-signed certificates through the Velum UI. In this blog post, we will explain what these certificates are, why they are needed and how to use them. What are system-wide certificates? When bootstrapping a new cluster or […]

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By: msmeissn

August 6, 2018 5:00 pm

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SUSE addresses “SegmentSmack” attack

Today, on August 6th 2018, researchers from FICORA have published a remote denial of service attack against Linux Servers, called "SegmentSmack" (CVE-2018-5390). Due to inefficient programming remote attackers could use a lot of compute resources by exploiting worst-case behaviour in the TCP segment reassembly code of newer Linux Kernels, which […]

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John Dolen
By: John Dolen

May 3, 2018 2:57 am

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SUSE Partners Provide Endpoint and Data Center Security

RSA Conference, a major information security event, wound down almost two weeks ago.  Hotel prices in San Francisco are back below stratosphere levels (at least for now), but the important work of protecting information continues.  At SUSE, security is a never ending process, and we are committed to delivering best effort […]

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Marijn
By: Marijn

March 30, 2018 1:29 pm

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Can a public cloud strengthen National Security and integrity? – Part II

In my previous blog I talked about a recent brainchild of mine "a National Public Cloud". A Public Cloud, which is controlled and supervised by the local authorities or national technical universities to give more security and integrity to our stored data. Because of some feedback I got I like to elaborate a […]

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Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

March 6, 2018 2:37 pm

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Data Security Reigns Supreme with SUSE on IBM Z Systems

Through the lens of a new wave of technological advances built around advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, container development, blockchain, cloud and data security, there’s a shift occurring in how IBM Z systems (and LinuxONE systems) are being used and leveraged. These systems are being refreshed with […]

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By: s_schmidt

January 30, 2018 9:02 am

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Operating System Security Hardening Guide for SAP HANA for SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 available

IT security is an essential topic for any organization. Both SUSE and SAP take security very seriously. [caption id="attachment_34545" align="alignright" width="300"] THE FIVE MAIN TOPICS OF THE OS SECURITY HARDENING FOR HANA[/caption] For SAP HANA a comprehensive security guide is available, that describes in detail […]

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chabowski
By: chabowski

January 29, 2018 5:48 pm

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FOSDEM Ahoy – SUSE Documentation Team Shows Its Colors!

No matter whom you talk to from the Linux and Open Source community – ask them about FOSDEM, and you most likely will look into sparkling eyes and get answers just like “FOSDEM is probably the best community-driven FOSS event in Europe. It's massive, chaotic and fun.” FOSDEM Ante Portas FOSDEM[…]

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Olaf Kirch
By: Olaf Kirch

January 29, 2018 11:24 am

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These days, nobody needs Enterprise Support, anyw… aaaargh!

It was a dark and stormy day in early November, when the SUSE security team was invited to a heavily NDAed phone conference. During this call, they were briefed about three vulnerabilities involving speculative execution features of various CPUs. What followed were many intense weeks of preparing the mitigating patches for what became known to […]

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Alexander Bergmann
By: Alexander Bergmann

January 22, 2018 12:34 am

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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Guide

We are happy to announce the availability of our PCI DSS Guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. But let's start from the beginning. (If you cannot wait here are the direct links to the guide (HTML/PDF). With the commercial success of the internet era, the major credit card companies bound forces to […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

January 4, 2018 7:58 am

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SUSE Addresses Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Yesterday the security community and a number of IT vendors announced the existence of several hardware security vulnerabilities that allow potential exploits across a range of hardware architectures and operating systems including but not limited to Linux. https://meltdownattack.com/ SUSE engineers have been collaborating with our partners and the Linux community on upstream Linux […]

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