Tag: Security

  • IT leaders worry about security despite being prepared

    While 92 percent of IT business leaders believe they’ve made the right security investments and 88 percent say they meet all compliance requirements, half still worry about their company’s security. New research by Propeller Insights for AppDirect shows top areas of concern include cybersecurity risk (58 percent), information security risk (53 percent) and compliance risk…

  • Nitrux 3.2.0 Linux distro released with enhanced security and new features

    The Linux community is sure to be abuzz with excitement today as Nitrux 3.2.0 “af” makes its debut. The heart of Nitrux 3.2.0 is its Linux 6.6.2-1 (Liquorix) base, offering a stable yet cutting-edge platform. While upgrading from version 3.1.0 is streamlined, new users are encouraged to start fresh with the latest installation media for…

  • OpenMandriva Lx 5.0 Linux distro is here with new features and security updates

    Christmas is still a month away, but Santa Claus has come a bit early to the Linux community. You see, the eagerly anticipated OpenMandriva Lx 5.0 can be downloaded here! This version marks a significant milestone for the independent, community-driven distribution, offering users a very refined experience. Notably, it is expected to be the final…

  • Microsoft launches Defender Bounty Program to find bugs in its security software

    Microsoft has added yet another bug bounty program to its growing portfolio. With the launch of the Microsoft Defender Bounty Program, the company is offering financial rewards to researchers who “uncover significant vulnerabilities” in its range of security products and services. The program is focused solely on vulnerabilities of Critical or Important severity, and Microsoft…

  • Get ‘Python for Security and Networking — Third Edition’ (worth $39.99) for FREE

    Python’s latest updates add numerous libraries that can be used to perform critical security-related missions, including detecting vulnerabilities in web applications, taking care of attacks, and helping to build secure and robust networks that are resilient to them. This fully updated third edition of Python for Security and Networking will show you how to make…