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The POODLE weakness in the SSL protocol (CVE-2014-3566)

mge1512

By: mge1512

October 15, 2014 9:17 am

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Your immediate action is required In short: The POODLE attack to the SSL 3.0 protocol, published last night (https://www.openssl.org/~bodo/ssl-poodle.pdf) requires server and desktop administrators and desktop users to carefully review their security protocol settings in packages such as HTTP Servers (such as Apache, Tomcat), SMTP Servers (such as Postfix), IMAP Servers, … as well as …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

ShellShock, SUSE and You

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

September 29, 2014 10:51 am

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This last week, a security vulnerability in the Bash shell — known as the “Bash Bug” or “ShellShock” — was reported.  This vulnerability could allow for executing code on a remote machine and, as such, fixing this security issue was a top priority. Luckily, patches to resolve this vulnerability were created, tested and made available …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Introducing the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module

mge1512

By: mge1512

August 22, 2014 2:47 pm

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More on TLS and SSL SUSE has released the “SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Security Module”, providing enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3, which allow customers and partners to build TLS 1.2 compliant infrastructures beyond the https protocol. Looking back … As discussed in my former blog about TLS 1.2, we do not provide OpenSSL …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

I know I sound like an infomercial…

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

May 19, 2014 7:28 am

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Working with OEMs and IHV partners, I get a lot of opportunities to share our unique story.  One of the most exciting parts of our story is around what we do to enable rapid development and deployment of partner solutions.  As we all know, time to market is a key factor in the successful launch …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SLES on Azure, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

March 24, 2014 11:15 am

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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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

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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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

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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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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Wrapping up the Universe

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

October 8, 2013 8:47 am

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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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

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Score:5

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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Surrounded by SUSE

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

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Score:5

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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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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