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November 23, 2015  9:31 AM

Awfully pleased to meet you: survey finds open source needs more formal policies

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackDuck, Open source, Open source security

A new study has suggested that while nearly 80% of firms are making use of open source software, the vast majority of them have no formal policies to accommodate for its existence in place. p1894mv2141b6t109v41sajta2b5.jpg

May 1, 2014  3:05 PM

How to ratify & audit open source security

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Open source security, PaaS, spideroak

SpiderOak this month released its open-source cryptographically-secure cloud application development framework called Crypton. This is interesting, but that's not the point. The software is essentially a method for creating privacy-oriented applications that can use any backend storage...


March 2, 2014  9:57 AM

Cisco open sources corporate firewall software

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cisco, Open source, Open source security, Security


December 11, 2013  12:03 PM

Trend Micro: encryption & authentication are “sadly lacking” as open source rises in 2014

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Open source security, rik ferguson, Trend Micro

Have you had enough of 2014 technology predictions yet? We thought you probably hadn't, so we spoke to Rik Ferguson in his position as vice president of security research at Trend Micro to get some insight into where open source robustness might (or might not) be headed next year.


July 29, 2013  7:42 AM

Crypton open source project to thwart online surveillance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Application Lifecycle Management, Open source, Open source security, Web development

Online (Dropbox-style) storage company Spideroak has detailed news of its Crypton open source data security project. d08af13d170aaaaaf4599c8657ad6cb3.png


March 1, 2013  12:43 PM

The secure enterprise Android dream awakens?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, IBM, Open source, Open source security, SAP

Open source technology is not necessarily any less secure than proprietary. There -- we've said it, do you feel better? Industry protagonists, commentators, analysts, evangelists and (god forbid) even bloggers cum technical journalists (scum of the Earth of course) have been advocating the wider...


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