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AlienVault Raises $34 Million for Open Source Based Unified Security Management

Is there money to be made on an open source unified security management platform? That's the bet being made by investors in security startup AlienVault.AlienVault announced ...

Sourcefire Pushes Open Source ClamAV Forward

It's been five years since IPS vendor Sourcefire acquired ClamAV's intellectual property and personnel resources. Since then, the open source antivirus project has prospered...

IBM Gets Behind Snort, Expands Anomaly Detection

Since its debut in 1998, the open-source Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) known as Snort has become a popular platform for security signatures to protect enterprise IT asse...

5 Common WordPress Security Vulnerabilities and How to Fix Them

Did you know that more than 73 million web sites in the world run on the WordPress publishing platform? This makes WordPress more popular than Microsoft SharePoint, Blogger, or Drupal. It also means...

Main Linux Kernel Site Hacked

At the core of all Linux based operating systems is the Linux kernel, which is developed by a global community of developers, with the kernel.org website as a key piece of i...

The Top 75 Open Source Security Apps

About a year ago, we took a look at the growing trend toward open-source securityand highlighted 10 of the best apps available. Since then, the area has continued to mature,...

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