Tag Archives: open source

Simplified Releases to the Central Repository with Nexus


September 30, 2013 By
Manfred Moser

The Central Repository continues to be the largest repository of binary components for Java developers and beyond. A majority of open source projects including organizations such as Apache Software Foundation, Google , Github and many more take advantage of the free hosting via the Sonatype Open Source Software Repository Hosting OSSRH. The release automation for […]

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NSA & Open Source: Another Controversy Brewing?


September 5, 2013 By
Derek Weeks

I attended the NSA Open Source Industry Day in Maryland and thought I’d summarize what did and didn’t surprise me. We’ll see if these observations prove controversial or helpful! More importantly we’ll see if organizations can effectively manage, govern, and secure their applications given the reality of open source, agile development practices and component-based development. […]

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Application Security, Not so Black & White


May 8, 2013 By
Ryan Berg

I’m glad to see that Simon Phipps, independent open source consultant and a director of the Open Source Initiative, promote the need to manage components effectively. In his recent InfoWorld article he notes: “Cyber security is on the national political agenda, but do we really understand what it takes to be secure? Now that enterprise […]

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Last Chance: 2013 Open Source Development Survey Closes Tomorrow Take It For Your Chance To Win A Brand New Apple Workstation


January 14, 2013 By
Emily Blades

Time is running out!  Share your open source knowledge, experiences and challenges for your chance to win Jason’s brand new Apple workstation including a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display, a 27″ Thunderbolt display, an Apple Magic Mouse and an Apple Wireless Keyboard. We’ve also snagged both of his iPad minis. That’s enough loot for […]

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Your Opinion Matters: Take Our 2013 Open Source Development Survey (plus, you could win Jason’s brand new Apple Workstation)


December 12, 2012 By
Emily Blades

We want to hear about your experiences and challenges using open source software in development. Please take 10 minutes and share your thoughts. In return, you could win Jason’s brand new Apple workstation including a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display,  a 27″ Thunderbolt display, an Apple Magic Mouse and an Apple Wireless Keyboard. We’ve […]

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Hackers’ New Superweapon Adds Firepower To DDoS Attacks


October 24, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Government Computer News – (International) Hackers’ new superweapon adds firepower to DDoS attacks. Hackers now have access to what is dubbed the High Orbit Ion Cannon (HOIC). HOIC is a free-to-download, open-source program that can turn any user of any skill level into a powerful hacker, at least in – 18 – terms of a […]

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Nexus 2.1.2 Update Available Now: Minor Features and Fixes for both OSS and Pro


August 21, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve cut another Nexus release: version 2.1.2 of both OSS and Pro contains several minor bug fixes. To download the newest version of Nexus Professional 2.1.2, click here. To download the newest version of Nexus Open Source 2.1.2, click here. Here is a list of fixes in version 2.1.2 for Nexus Open Source: look at […]

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Insight Application Health Check: Scan Your Application for Security and Licensing Issues in Minutes


July 25, 2012 By
Sonatype

We’re releasing a product today that is something of a break from our other products: Nexus Professional, Insight for CI. First, it’s a service that anyone can use, it isn’t aimed at developers who use Maven or Nexus or any build tool whatsoever. Second, there’s no download or setup process for this product that takes […]

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SeaMonkey 2.10 Released, Closes Security Holes


June 7, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

H Security – (International) SeaMonkey 2.10 released, closes security holes. Mozilla’s SeaMonkey Project announced the release of version 2.10 of its open source “all-in-one Internet application suite.” The new version of SeaMonkey closes seven security holes, four of which are rated as critical. These include a buffer overflow and use-after-free issues, as well as a […]

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Apache Details OpenOffice 3.4 Security Fixes


May 17, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

H Security – (International) Apache details OpenOffice 3.4 security fixes. Following the release of Apache OpenOffice 3.4.0 the week of May 7, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) detailed the security fixes included in the new version of the open source productivity suite. According to the ASF, the first stable release of OpenOffice under its governance […]

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