According to a recent study from Black Duck Software and North Bridge, less than 3% of businesses don't use open source in any capacity. Despite this strength, the study also revealed a lack of monitoring for security vulnerabilities. Read the full article from SC Magazine and an interview on the topic with Bill Weinberg of Black Duck on Linux.com.
The Linux Foundation's newest collaboration, Let's Encrypt, is a free, automated, and open certificate authority for the benefit of the public. Services like this one are all the more important in today's climate of web traffic interception and privacy invasion. Forbes reports about one such malicious development in China called The Great Cannon and how Let's Encrypt can help.
"In the future, it's very likely that we'll talk more than ever for the crushing need for Linux expertise in the job market, without there being much of a paid Linux server market to speak of," says a recent article on the growing Linux job market. Read more from TechRepublic.