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Oct 25, 2016

25 years of Linux

In this week’s Computer Weekly, 25 years after Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel, we look at how the open-source operating system has influenced modern-day IT. Our new buyer’s guide covers the fast growing ... Continue Reading


Sep 01, 2016

Analysis of the Linux Audit System

This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series identifies serious flaws due to architectural limitations of the Linux kernel which cast doubts on its ability to provide forensically sound audit records and ... Continue Reading


By Cliff Saran Oct 11, 2016

How Linux has influenced modern IT

On 25 August 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel. We look at how the open source operating system has evolved in the last quarter of a century Continue Reading


By Brad Casey Manage Sep 15, 2016

Secure Docker on Linux or Windows platforms

With Docker appearing in businesses of all shapes and sizes, security is a concern for many IT admins. Here's how to secure Docker on the container or the host machine. Continue Reading

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How to scale corporate IT systems with Linux

Growing workloads mean that your IT systems must not be constrained by technical limitations. Be sure to consider these issues when scaling servers running Linux. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Aug 17, 2016

Windows Bash could open the door to more Linux-based attacks

Will Windows 10's new native version of the Ubuntu Linux command line, Windows Bash, enable new attack vectors? Experts weigh in on Windows Subsystem for Linux. Continue Reading


By Tim Culverhouse Evaluate Aug 08, 2016

Test your knowledge of useful Linux commands with this quiz

Think you're an expert on useful Linux commands for network and server management? Try your hand at this Linux command quiz to see how much you know about 10 Linux utilities and their use cases. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Oct 21, 2016

Dirty COW Linux vulnerability has existed for nine years

A Linux vulnerability called Dirty COW has existed in the Linux kernel for nine years and allowed attackers to gain root access to virtually all Linux systems. Continue Reading


By Alastair Cooke Get Started Aug 05, 2016

How to deliver Linux desktops using VMware Horizon

VMware added support for Linux VDI in Horizon View 6.1. It still has some work to do to match the functionality of Windows desktop virtualization. Continue Reading


By Adrian Bridgwater News Aug 04, 2016

Tresorit offers collaboration tool for all major Linux distros

Collaboration is big news and big business, obviously. Logically then we see new services and tools arising in the Linux-specific market. Tresorit is a file sharing service that is now available ... Continue Reading