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The Linux Foundation announces collective to enhance open source software security

The newly formed Open Source Security Foundation includes titans in technology such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, and more. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Open-source code has become  integral for global organizations across. In 2019, Red Hat’s initial State of Enterprise Open Source survey found that 69% of IT professionals surveyed believed ...

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How to find and fix vulnerable default credentials on your network

Network appliances and devices that still have their default credentials present a risk to your organization, says SecurityHQ. Image: iStockphoto/scyther5 Think of all the routers, switches, appliances, and other devices that may be available and accessible on your network. Then consider all the ones that require some type of account ...

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That job offer in your inbox might be part of a North Korean cyberattack

Professionals in the aerospace and defense industries should watch out; a wave of fake job offers containing malicious documents have been spotted in the wild by McAfee researchers. Image: iStockphoto/Sompong Lekhawattana A wave of bogus job offer emails from leading aerospace and defense companies is actually a cybercrime campaign designed ...

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Security analysts: Industry has not solved the talent gap or provided clear career paths

New survey finds that cybersecurity professionals want more training to keep up with the threat landscape and learn new software platforms. Cybersecurity professionals want more guidance about how to build a career in the field, according to a new survey. Image: ESG A small study found that many cybersecurity professionals ...

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How to add fingerprint authentication to your Windows 10 computer

You can easily add a fingerprint reader to your computer if one isn’t already built in. Image: marchmeena29, Getty Images/iStockphoto Microsoft’s Windows Hello feature allows you to sign in to your computer using biometric methods such as facial or fingerprint recognition. Many laptops come with built-in fingerprint readers. But if ...

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DevSecOps tutorial: What is it, and how can it improve application security?

Dr. David Brumley, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and CEO of ForAllSecure, explains what DevSecOps is and how companies can use it to improve security. TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler spoke with Carnegie Mellon University professor and CEO of ForAllSecure Dr. David Brumley about DevSecOps and the ways companies can use ...

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