Open Source Security 

VeraCrypt a Worthy TrueCrypt Alternative

A fork of TrueCrypt's code, VeraCrypt strengthens the open source encryption software's transformation process and addresses other weaknesses.

An Open Source Solution to Shellshock

An open source tool can mitigate risks associated with Bash shell attack.

TrueCrypt Getting a New Life

TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.

Are TrueCrypt Users Screwed?

When developers of the TrueCrypt disk encryption program warned the open source project was insecure, it left users hanging. Fortunately, there are TrueCrypt alternatives.

5 Free Tools for Compliance Management

Most IT pros consider compliance a hassle. Yet the tools of compliance can empower security technologies and simplify risk management. Better yet, some of those tools are free.

Are Anti-Malware's Days Numbered?

Anti-malware software can't spot all malicious code. Is  isolating end-user tasks through virtualization a better approach to security?

Heartbleed Especially Risky for SMBs

Enterprises with IT security staffs should find it easy to implement the patch for the Heartbleed vulnerability. But small companies may struggle to protect their websites and customers, experts say.

Review: GreenSQL Database Security

Business databases are the holy grail for hackers. Matt Sarrel reviews some products from GreenSQL that help protect databases.

Securing Apps Starts with Code: Sonatype

Sonatype's updated component lifecycle management solution takes aim at the risk of vulnerable open-source software components.

Linux Foundation Aims to Secure Internet of Things

The key to securing the Internet of Things could be in making sure that everything isn't actually connected to the Internet.

Is Docker the Future of Virtualization Security?

Video: Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains how Linux container technology presents a very different model for virtual security.