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Sustainable IT
IBM LinuxONE servers help clients reach sustainability goals
This month
IBM has unveiled the next generation of its LinuxONE server, a highly scalable Linux and Kubernetes-based platform intended to support thousands of workloads in the footprint of a single system.
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Microsoft
Delinea adds support and integration capabilities to Server Suite
This month
Delinea has announced the latest release of Server Suite, its privilege management solution for servers connecting to Microsoft AD.
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Cybersecurity
Sophos unveils cloud protection advancements with Linux and offerings
April 2022
Sophos has unveiled advancements to Sophos Cloud Workload Protection, including new Linux host and container security capabilities. 
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Privileged Access Management
Delinea bolsters PAM service for Linux with cloud expansion
March 2022
Delinea has announced an extension of its cloud suite to help provide better management solutions for Linux user groups.
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Ransomware
Cybercriminals target Linux-based systems with ransomware and cryptojacking
February 2022
As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment. 
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike expands Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux
January 2022
CrowdStrike has expanded its Zero Trust support to macOS and Linux to further help with cross-platform protection and expansion of partnerships.
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Remote Working
IGEL releases support for VMware Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux
December 2021
IGEL has announced support for VMware Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux, simplifying device management from a single view for greater visibility and compliance.
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Open source
Claroty and JFrog discover 14 vulnerabilities in Busybox
November 2021
Team82 and JFrog have announced the discovery of 14 vulnerabilities affecting the latest version of BusyBox.
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Ransomware
New sniper-like Python ransomware uncovered
October 2021
This is one of the fastest ransomware attacks Sophos has ever investigated and it appeared to precision-target the ESXi platform.
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Microsoft Azure
Security experts weigh in on Microsoft Azure security holes
September 2021
The vulnerabilities currently putting Azure customers at risk are just the latest in a staggering number of crippling threats in internet software.
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Cybersecurity
More than 13 million malware events targeted Linux-based cloud environments in first half 2021
August 2021
Trend Micro has released new research on the state of Linux security in the first half of 2021.
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Linux
Kaspersky Hybrid Cloud Security enhances protection for Linux and delivers security management as a service
August 2021
Dedicated protection for Linux servers is essential, no matter if they are on-premise or in the cloud.
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Linux
Sophos expands Linux cybersecurity ecosystem with Capsule8 acquisition
July 2021
The deal is set to expand the Sophos portfolio of detection and response solutions and services for underprotected server and cloud environments.
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Open source
Red Hat to release Enterprise Linux version 8.4
April 2021
Red Hat, has introduced new capabilities and enhancements to its enterprise Linux platform, which it says will further Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a foundation for the open hybrid cloud for data centres and edge deployments.
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Cybersecurity
Check Point uncovers live Linux attack, urges users to take action
January 2021
“What we have identified is a live and ongoing cyber attack campaign targeting specific Linux users."
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Cybersecurity
CrowdStrike expands Linux protection, adds machine learning prevention
May 2020
CrowdStrike says its solution delivers proven breach prevention and visibility from its cloud-delivered platform via a single lightweight agent.
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Amazon Web Services
Commvault adds AWS B&R among new capabilities
March 2020
Also enhances Oracle and SQL database migration capabilities and adds integration with ServiceNow SaaS platform.
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VMware
VMware’s plan for intrinsic cloud security
March 2020
Intrinsic security makes protecting critical applications and data more automated, proactive and pervasive across the entire distributed enterprise.
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Cloud
Malware hiding on popular content delivery networks - WatchGuard
September 2019
Data also shows Kali Linux modules cracking malware top ten list and a dramatic year-over-year increase in overall malware volume.
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Open source
Supermicro introduces new cloud solutions based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
May 2019
These new solutions built with enterprise Kubernetes provide the ability to deploy and manage containers in an on-premises, private and hybrid cloud environment.
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Linux
IDC: Red Hat Enterprise Linux to power $10 trillion in revenue this year
May 2019
Red Hat Enterprise Linux could bring in more than US$10 trillion in global business revenue this year – and every year through to 2023 – a figure that is equivalent to powering 5% of the total worldwide economy.
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Google
14 partner and customer reactions to Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 8 announcement
May 2019
We round up reactions to the Red Hat’s new hybrid cloud focused operating system release.
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Open source
Hybrid cloud the focus for latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux
May 2019
Global open source vendor Red Hat has announced the availability of version 8 of its Enterprise Linux operating system.
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Open source
The Linux Foundation welcomes 22 new members
February 2019
"Open source is the basis for amazing innovation today, accelerating progress in AI and edge computing."