By: Peter Schinagl

March 24, 2014 11:15 am


ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

Daily press reports show that increased networking and digitalization of the business world are subjecting companies’ IT systems to ever more serious security risks. The latest Cybercrime study undertaken by PwC – the largest of its kind – comes to the conclusion that the number of global security incidents has risen by 25% over the […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm


SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm


TLS 1.2

Summary SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol. Details Background Governmental agencies around the world, such as the US American NIST (NIST SP 800-52 Rev.1) and the German BSI (BSI TR-02102-2) have recently […]

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By: davidbyte

October 8, 2013 8:47 am


Wrapping up the Universe

I’m a little tardy in regards to providing a wrap up from our recent attendance at the Universe conference in Chicago, you can blame a certain mouse in the Orlando area for the delay. In regards to the conference, I’d first like to say a big Thank You! to Unisys for inviting us to participate! […]

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By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am


Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? […]

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By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am


Surrounded by SUSE

As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  […]

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By: peter6960

June 28, 2013 11:17 am


VNC Two Factor Authentication for Remote Administration

Enabling two-factor authentication for Remote Administration VNC:
Require administrators to authenticate to XVnc first, before the Gnome Login is even presented.
Your Auditors will love this!

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

April 18, 2013 2:48 pm



FIPS? – You may have heard about MIPS or about ECLIPSE, but FIPS? Granted, the U.S. “Federal Information Processing Standard” does not sound like the coolest thing to talk about on a sunny spring day. Yet, we are happy to have achieved SUSE’s first-ever FIPS 140-2 validation for OpenSSL last week. See: The validation was conducted […]

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By: linuxscribe

March 5, 2013 7:00 pm


Common Criteria Certification Is Uncommonly Secure

Everyone knows Linux is secure. But there’s secure, and then there’s really secure.

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Joachim Werner
By: Joachim Werner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm


SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant

SUSE Linux Enterprise has a nice track record of being the secure operating system platform that you can trust for your most mission-critical applications. Our engineers and our security team ensure that the presets we chose are secure by default, and our “Security Center and Hardening” module in the YaST configuration management tool offers a […]

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