There’s a Slashdot discussion of ZDnet‘s reporting on a critical security vulnerability in OpenSSL: OpenSSL Warns of Critical Security Vulnerability With Upcoming Patch. Australia is increasing fines for massive data breaches. Apple has admitted they will only commit to patching their latest OS versions. Ars Technica‘s Andrew Cunningham: This confirms something that independent security researchers… Continue reading Security News Roundup
Who’s Going to Pay for All This?
Magne Ilsaas wants WordPress to be more than the pragmatic choice for enterprise clients. He wants WordPress agencies to be known for a distinct WordPress culture and mindset. Alain Schlesser, Carole Olinger, Carl Alexander, and Zach Stepek have a frank talk with Bob Dunn about the costs of not supporting WordPress contributors. Post Status members… Continue reading Who’s Going to Pay for All This?
Our WordPress Business News Roundup for the Week of October 3 Cory Miller asks, “What can we do to better support our plugin developers and product owners?” Katie Keith offers some clues with the story of her WordPress/WooCommerce agency and product shop, Barn2 Plugins. Dan Knauss and Nyasha Green talk about microaggressions, the Active Install… Continue reading Trust Issues
Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) — Trust and Distrust: Microagressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security
In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Dan and Ny take on three issues in the WordPress community that can threaten or impair trust while also revealing how foundational trust and healthy communication are: 1) racism and microaggressions, 2) the sudden removal and uncertain fate of the active install growth chart in the WordPress.org plugin… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) — Trust and Distrust: Microagressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security
Open Source Communities: You May Not Be Interested in CISA, But CISA is Very Interested in You
United States national security interests are poised to become more invested in and engaged with open source projects classified as public infrastructure. From Log4j to the Securing Open Source Software Act, how did it all come together in 2022, and what may lie ahead? Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Back in 2016, the White House… Continue reading Open Source Communities: You May Not Be Interested in CISA, But CISA is Very Interested in You