Tag Archives: SUSE Security Team

Configuring Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise

By: Andreas Stieger

July 28, 2017 7:58 am



This guide describes the configuration of Smart Card authentication on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. Smart Cards are used for user authentication and related cryptography applications. The configuration described here includes the Common Access Card (commonly referred to CAC card) , as used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) for civil and military …

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SUSE will move to CVSS v3.0

By: Alexander Bergmann

January 16, 2017 9:17 am



One aspect of IT security is risk assessment and risk management. Newly announced or discovered vulnerabilities need to be evaluated and put into context to understand the impact they have. A widely-used framework to measure such issues is the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). In practice currently two versions – CVSS v2 released in 2007 …

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Categories: SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Two Highlight Sessions From openSUSE Conference – Day One


By: chabowski

June 23, 2016 9:07 am



My colleague Frank already shared his impressions from the first half of day one at openSUSE Conference, and I just can second his words about the keynote from Tom, Dave, and Joe about Saltstack and SUSE Manager. (BTW – I always thought a “Reactor Architecture” is something kind of a bit more scary, but yesterday …

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Categories: openSUSE, Technical Solutions