Article: Inspur, China’s largest cloud hardware vendor, joins open-source patent protection consortium

Innovation, Open Space

Inspur, China’s largest cloud hardware vendor, joins open-source patent protection consortium

The Open Invention Network (OIN) defends the intellectual property (IP) rights of Linux and open-source software developers from patent trolls and the like. This is a global fight and now the OIN has a new, powerful allied member in China: Inspur.

Inspur is a leading worldwide provider and China’s leading data center infrastructure, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) server providers. While not a household name like Lenovo, Inspur ranks among the world’s top-three server manufacturers.

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Article: Open Source Initiative election hacked

Open Software, Open Source

Open Source Initiative election hacked

The Open Source Initiative (OSI)‘s recent board election was hacked. The organization will re-run the election once the voting process’s vulnerability has been analyzed and fixed.

Deb Nicholson, the OSI’s interim general manager, wrote that a “vulnerability in our voting processes was exploited and had an impact on the outcome of the recent Board Election. That vulnerability has now been closed. OSI will engage an independent expert to do a forensic investigation to help us understand how this happened and put measures in place to keep it from ever happening again.”

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Article: Curiefense, an Open Source, Envoy-Based Cloud Native Security Platform

Free, Open Software, Open Source

Curiefense, an Open Source, Envoy-Based Cloud Native Security Platform

Reblaze, an Israeli cloud native, managed application security solution provider, has released a commercial version of Curiefense, a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) sandbox security project.

Its job is to protect cloud native applications and APIs from such threats as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), application-layer Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), and API abuse.

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