Jeff Reser
By: Jeff Reser

September 30, 2019 6:00 pm

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SUSE and the New IBM z15 – Securing the World

From my very early days in this industry as an IBM VM/CP programmer, I never would have thought I’d still be talking about this and be a part of the evolution of modern-day innovative value of the mainframe.  Its architecture is resilient, its performance and efficiency are world-class, and its data protection and […]

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Adam Spiers
By: Adam Spiers

September 18, 2019 11:37 am

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Improving trust in the cloud with OpenStack and AMD SEV

This post contains an exciting announcement, but first I need to provide some context! Ever heard that joke "the cloud is just someone else's computer"? Of course it's a gross over-simplification, but there's more than a grain of truth in it. And that raises the question: if your applications are running in someone else's […]

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rohamilton
By: rohamilton

August 8, 2019 6:27 pm

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A Blunt Reminder About Security for Embedded Computing

  Recent news of the VxWorks security breach raises the unsettling question that those of us in the embedded computing industry have grappled with for decades. How do we secure an embedded operating system from a nefarious attack? The ICS Advisory (ICSA-19-211-01) released on July 30th by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) […]

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By: Marcus Meissner

May 13, 2019 3:08 pm

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SUSE addresses Microarchitectural Data Sampling Vulnerabilities

Researchers have identified new CPU side channel information leak attacks against various microarchitectural buffers used in Intel CPUs. These attacks allows local attackers to execute code to read out portions of recently read or written data by using speculative execution. Local attackers can be on the same OS or running code on the same thread […]

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John Dolen
By: John Dolen

October 31, 2018 10:55 pm

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SUSE Partners Provide Identity, Access, and Privileged User Management

Halloween is being celebrated in many parts of the world today.  While there may be plenty of tricks and treats, and perhaps little goblins showing up at your door, SUSE customers have less to fear, as they leverage security engineered into our products, and provided by our amazing ecosystem partners.  Earlier this year, […]

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Roger Klorese
By: Roger Klorese

October 17, 2018 11:51 pm

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Authenticating to SUSE CaaS Platform Using External LDAP

External Authentication: Secure and Simpler Most of us access multiple systems and applications in the average day. For DevOps or systems management staff, the number may run into the dozens. (If every username and password was a key on a physical keychain, some of us wouldn't even be able to stand up!) You can […]

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BJM
By: BJM

October 4, 2018 5:39 pm

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Secure Linux from SUSE on Display at IoT Solutions World Congress

Gartner has predicted that by the year 2020 there will be nearly 21 billion Internet of Things devices in the world, with over 65% of enterprise businesses adopting IoT products. Naturally, the demand for secure and supported platforms and operating systems has never been more critical. With that in mind, SUSE is proud to announce […]

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Alexander Bergmann
By: Alexander Bergmann

October 4, 2018 2:03 pm

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DNSSEC – Root Zone KSK Rollover (11th of October)

In just one week from now it will be the first time that the DNS Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) will be rolled over and replaced with a new key. This long planed procedure was actually planed one year ago, but postponed because of data that suggested that a significant number of resolvers where […]

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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 managing an existing one, a new setting is […]

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By: Marcus Meissner

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 could allow even single […]

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