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SC Magazine: Enterprise use of open source increasing, but more vulnerability checks needed.

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.

Forbes: Ubiquitous web encryption is closer thanks to Let's Encrypt

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.

TechRepublic: Growing Linux job market outpaces server growth

"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.

ElectronicsWeekly.com: Linux is expanding in high reliability industrial, automotive and aerospace systems

New Linux Foundation corporate members (announced at the 2015 Embedded Linux Conference) reflect how Linux is growing beyond computing and consumer markets. Read more about its expansion into hi-rel on ElectronicsWeekly.com.

LinuxGizmos.com: Embedded Linux is growing in adoption, says recent report

A recent report on embedded OS from VDC Research reveals that embedded Linux "is growing in adoption in a market increasingly obsessed with the Internet of Things." Read more from LinuxGizmos.com.

Opensource.com: Middle school club inspires kids to learn Linux

"Our kids are being exposed to another way of computing, a way that industry is asking for right now," says teacher Stu Keroff of the middle school Linux user club he organized. Read more at Opensource.com.

ZDNet: The Linux Foundation's Inaugural Vault conference reveals the future of storage and filesystems

"Linux software developers are working hard on expanding Linux's file and storage options," says ZDNet in summation of The Linux Foundation's inaugural Vault storage and filesystems conference this week. 

Network World: Employees with Linux skills are in high demand

"If you’re an open-source expert, the job market is your oyster," explains Jon Gold in response to the recently-released 2015 Linux Jobs Report. Read his full assessment from Network World

IT World: Linux is everywhere at the Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicked off this week in Barcelona, Spain. The annual european event covers IT innovation, app development, connected living, and more. IT World shares 6 exciting announcements about the influence of Linux among hardware and software vendors.

InformationWeek: 7 surprising facts about Linux

The Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit 2015 revealed many surprising truths about the modern version of Linux and its significance. Read the seven most impressive facts from InformationWeek.

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