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Wolfi Linux is designed to safeguard the software supply chain

The desire for software supply chain integrity and transparency has left many organizations struggling to build in software security measures like signatures, provenance, and SBOMs to legacy systems and existing Linux distributions. This has prompted Chainguard to produce Wolfi, a…

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Firms act to beef up software supply chain security

New data reveals a significant increase in activities to secure open source components and integrate security into developer toolchains in order to protect the software supply chain. The 13th edition of the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM) report from…

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Google launches new Open Source Software Vulnerability Rewards Program (OSS VRP)

Google is not alone in offering so-called bug bounty programs which give financial incentives to contributors to track down vulnerabilities and security issues in its software. Now the company has launched a new initiative called the Open Source Software Vulnerability…

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80 percent of enterprises use open source software and nearly all worry about security

A new study reveals that while 80 percent of enterprises are using open source software (OSS) — set to rise to 99 percent in the next year — a mere one percent say they aren’t worried about security. The report…

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IBM makes open source tookit available to fight software supply chain attacks

The power of software supply chain attacks was amply demonstrated by SolarWinds but two years on some organizations are still vulnerable thanks to the use of source code management (SCM) systems. IBM’s X-Force Red ethical hacking team has been able…

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IObit Software Updater 5 keeps your apps updated to boost system security

It is very easy to keep Windows up to date — so easy, in fact, that you hardly need to do anything. Just make sure that the Automatic Updates feature of Windows Update is enabled, and everything will happen in…

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Microsoft changes its policy against the sale of open source software in the Microsoft Store

Having previously upset software developers by implementing a ban on the sale of open source software in its app store, Microsoft has reversed its decision. The company says that it has listened to feedback — which was vocal and negative…

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To tackle range anxiety and fully embrace EVs, we need more effective software

We are living in the midst of the climate crisis. The emergence of electric vehicles as an alternative to their gas-guzzling counterparts has become a vital element in fighting climate change — and a major part of a cleaner, safer…

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Lack of software testing leaves businesses open to risk

New research finds 69 percent of UK CEOs think it’s acceptable to release software that hasn’t been properly tested, so long as it’s patch tested later. But this could be putting businesses at reputational and financial risk. The study from…

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Legally download $866 worth of paid software from AnyViewer, IObit, Ashampoo, AOMEI and more — for FREE!

Who doesn’t like to get something for free, especially in these challenging times? There are always bargains to be had if you shop around, but why save money when you can avoid paying out anything at all! Remote access company…

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