Tag: Security

Security is the degree of protection to safeguard a nation, union of nations, persons or person against danger, damage, loss, and crime. Security as a form of protection are structures and processes that provide or improve security as a condition. The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) in the OSSTMM 3 defines security as “a form of protection where a separation is created between the assets and the threat”. This includes but is not limited to the elimination of either the asset or the threat. Security as a national condition was defined in a United Nations study (1986): so that countries can develop and progress safely.
Security has to be compared to related concepts: safety, continuity, reliability. The key difference between security and reliability is that security must take into account the actions of people attempting to cause destruction.
Different scenarios also give rise to the context in which security is maintained:
Perception of security may be poorly…

Fedora 15 available to download

Fedoraproject.org announce the availability of Fedora 15. The Fedora release cycle is six month. The new release focused on desktops, developers, virtualization, security and system administration. Fedora 15 featured the…

BlackBerry PlayBook is new tablet in town

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today redefined the possibilities for mobile computing with the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS. Perfect…

Ksplice is now free(for Fedora)

Ksplice Uptrack, the rebootless Linux update service, is now available for Fedora Linux. The offering, which is free of charge, makes Fedora the latest Linux distribution to instantly install crucial…

HP Mini 100e powered by SuSE Linux

New HP Mini for the classroom will have option to install with SuSE Linux (SLED 11) operating systems.  The HP Mini 100e will be available worldwide in July. Pricing will…

No reboot, Ksplice said

For Linux system administrator, rebooting the server is a must when you updating the kernel. It is necessary to keep the server safe from any vulnerability from the old kernel.…

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