Kali Linux 1.1.0 Runs a Linux 3.18 Kernel Patched for Wireless Injection Attacks

By Softpedia

After two years of development, Offensive Security, the creator of the famous BackTrack Linux distribution, has announced today, Feb. 9, that the first point release for its Kali Linux computer operating system designed for penetration testing and digital forensics operations is now available for download. Being powered by a Linux…

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AllSeen Alliance Senior Director Philip DesAutels: The Full Promise of IoT Lies in Open Source

By Libby Clark

As the AllSeen Alliance’s senior director of IoT, Philip DesAutels works with Alliance members to advance the Internet of Everything by building out an open source software framework, AllJoyn, to seamlessly connect a range of objects and devices in homes, cars and businesses. He oversees and guides all aspects of the Alliance, from governance and technology, to the developer community and marketing efforts.

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Cisco Helping Advance Open Source in Networking

By Jim Zemlin

Last week I was in Italia at the Cisco Live! Milano event where I also had the opportunity to speak about OpenDaylight (ODL) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN). What stood out for me the most during my time there was the tremendous progress being made on technologies that are really disrupting the networking space SDN and NFV have been advancing innovation in the networking industry over the past few years, but it’s still early, and not many of the technologies have made it out of the lab and into the networks – until now. I joined developers in the Cisco DevNet Zone to get a look at the company’s SDN and NFV software and what I saw was a portfolio of applications, mostly based on OpenDaylight, that are advancing the transition to networks managed by software. By far, the high point was the CloudVPN, which is offering open APIs to allow developers to create their own apps, portals, and automation on top of the platform.

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