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Open source project looks to give legal safe harbor for ethical hackers

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The purpose of Disclose.io is to avoid the legal messes that can arise when the terms of a bug bounty or vulnerability disclosure program are not clear.

Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.

Widespread ‘Zip Slip’ vulnerability affects AWS, HP tools, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

A new widespread vulnerability that lets an attacker execute remote code affects Web development tools offered by Amazon Web Services, HP, and other companies, according to secure-coding startup Snyk.

Open source security platform Snyk raises $7 million in Series A funding round

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

Snyk says it will use leverage the new funding to "deploy additional product offerings that improve the secure usage of open source for developers."

Information security in the DevOps age: Aligning conflicting imperatives

by CyberScoop Staff • 8 months ago

The explosive growth of software containers has been a boon for agile development; but they can create hidden risks for security pros.

Open source's scalability and flexibility

by CyberScoop Staff • 9 months ago

Henry Sowell, Technical Director for Hortonworks. spoke with CyberScoop on how open source systems allow for that flexibility and scalability, especially at a time where the onslaught of threats has never been greater.