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Article from ADMIN 74/2023
In the news: StarlingX 8.0 Edge Platform; Synopsys Report Shows "Alarming" Increase in High-Risk Vulnerabilities; Akamai Connected Cloud; Red Hat Enterprise Linux Available on Oracle Cloud; Wine 8.0; LibreOffice 7.5; Veracode Report Tracks Security Flaws Over the Application Lifecycle; and Malware Remains Top Cause of Cybersecurity Incidents.

StarlingX 8.0 Edge Platform Announced

Version 8.0 of the StarlingX ( open source cloud platform has been released. The platform is designed for edge computing and IoT and is optimized for high-performance applications.

StarlingX is an OpenInfra ( project that provides "a container-based infrastructure for edge implementations in scalable solutions that is ready for production now," according to the website. It features "a Horizon GUI and a CLI to manage the inventory of CPUs, GPUs, memory, huge pages, crypto/compression hardware, and so forth."

"Beyond integrating well-known open source components, such as OpenStack modules, Kubernetes, Ceph, OVS-DPDK, and so forth, the community is working on new services to fill in the gaps in the open source ecosystem to enhance deployment, maintainability, and operation of the software components," the announcement says.

Synopsys Report Shows "Alarming" Increase in High-Risk Vulnerabilities

High-risk vulnerabilities have increased at an "alarming" rate in the past five years, according to the eighth edition of the Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report ( from Synopsys.

Since 2019, "high-risk vulnerabilities in the Retail and eCommerce sector jumped by 557%," the report states. "Comparatively, the Internet of Things (IoT) sector, with 89% of the total code being open source, saw

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