'Trust no one' is good enough for the X Files but not for software devs: How do you use third-party libs and stay secure, experts mull on stage

‘We all use other people’s code’Enigma In a chilly conference room at the San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency on Monday, legal and digital security pros convened at USENIX’s Enigma conference to hold forth on security, privacy, and related matters.…

Source: LXer – ‘Trust no one’ is good enough for the X Files but not for software devs: How do you use third-party libs and stay secure, experts mull on stage

Best Web Hosting services for 2020

The web hosting industry has blown up in recent years, and therefore making for an increasingly competitive market. Web hosting companies have now had to adapt, evolve and keep their prices lateral or less than their competitors. Hosting providers are clamoring to offer the extra features, stronger security, better support, faster performance, or easiest design tools needed to attract your business.

Source: LXer – Best Web Hosting services for 2020

Coffee Lake module boasts extended temp operation

Axiomtek’s Linux-friendly “CEM520” is a COM Express Basic Type 6 module with an Intel 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” Core or Xeon CPU, 4x SATA, PCIe x16, 8x PCIe x1, and support for -20 to 70°C and triple independent displays. Axiomtek has released the Intel 8th Gen based CEM520, which follows its earlier 6th Gen Skylake […]

Source: LXer – Coffee Lake module boasts extended temp operation

[$] Some 5.5 kernel development statistics

The 5.5 kernel was released on
January 26. Over the course of this development cycle, it was
occasionally said that the holidays were slowing contributions. At the
end, though, 5.5 saw the merging of 14,350 non-merge changesets from 1,885
developers — not exactly a slow-moving cycle. Indeed, 5.5 just barely
edged out 5.4 as the kernel with the most developers ever. Read on for our
traditional look at where the contributions to 5.5 came from, along with a
digression into the stable-update process.

Source: LWN.net – [$] Some 5.5 kernel development statistics

Use Vim to manage your task list and access Reddit and Twitter

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I’m taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using.read more

Source: LXer – Use Vim to manage your task list and access Reddit and Twitter