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22 December 2017 Samba 4.7.4 Available for Download This is the latest stable release of the Samba 4.7 release series. 20 December 2017 Samba 4.6.12 Available for Download This is the latest stable release of the Samba 4.6 release series. 21 November 2017 Samba 4.7.3, 4.6.11 and 4.5.15 Security Releases Available for Download These are security releases in order to address CVE-2017-14746 (Use-after-free vulnerability) and CVE-2017-15275 (Server heap memory information leak). 15 November 2017 Samba 4.6.10 Available for Download Learn more: https://www.samba.org/samba/latest_news.html#4.7.4 https://www.samba.org/samba/latest_news.html#4.6.12 https://www.samba.org/samba/latest_news.html#sfc_fundraising https://www.samba.org/samba/latest_news.html#4.7.3 https://www.samba.org/samba/latest_news.html#4.6.10

Samba4 Active Directory in action in a Commercial Bank in India

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Sometime back the an institution promoted by Central Bank in India had conducted workshop on "Road for adoption of Open Source Software in Banks", where we had presented a case study on the extent of Open Source Adaption in one of the Premier Scheduled Commercial Bank Headquartered in South India.  The bank has a staff strength of about 7500, operating about 800 branches across the country. I thought I should present this specific case study here through this article. Probably this will set the standards for adoption of Open Source technology for different critical and non-critical functions.

The bank, for core banking system, has been operating the Proprietary Software for long and they continue to upgrade the same for their core operations. However the bank, during the year 2003, for many applications like HR Leave Management, Customer Grievance Portals, IT Support Management, Bills Collections, internal chat, file sharing etc., that are classified as non-critical and that…

Apache Metron-Evolution, Functional Capabilities and Latest News

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Apache Metron      Metron integrates a variety of open source big data technologies in order to offer a centralized tool for security monitoring and analysis. Metron provides capabilities for log aggregation, full packet capture indexing, storage, advanced behavioral analytics and data enrichment, while applying the most current threat intelligence information to security telemetry within a single platform. Metron can be divided into 4 areas: A mechanism to capture, store, and normalise any type of security telemetry at extremely high rates. Because security telemetry is constantly being generated, it requires a method for ingesting the data at high speeds and pushing it to various processing units for advanced computation and analytics. Real time processing and application of enrichment's such as threat intelligence, geolocation, and DNS information to telemetry being collected. The immediate application of this information to incoming telemetry provides the context and sit…