The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


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Proof of Concept: UNICEF, Red Hat + Software for Social Good

Since 1946, UNICEF has helped millions of children across the globe. Now, a team from UNICEF Innovation is taking this mission farther with an open source platform called Magicbox. But with ambition they face new challenges: How should we engage the open source community? How do we protect data? From kick-off to demo, watch a team of data scientists, developers, and project leads engage in an 8-week Open Innovation Labs residency to scale their big idea. This is Proof of Concept: A new video series from Red Hat.


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ON Partners - Spotlight on: James Whitehurst, CEO - Red Hat

In this spotlight: James Whitehurst, President and CEO of Red Hat Inc. shares 3 ways an open organizational model has helped Red Hat keep up with a constantly changing business landscape.


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Command Line Heroes: Season 2: Episode 5 - The One About DevSecOps

Bad security and reliability practices can cause outages that affect millions. Hear how DevSecOps teams bring heroes together for better security.


IN THE NEWS:

Red Hat Continues Drive for More Secure Enterprise IT, Re-Certifies Red Hat Enterprise Linux for FIPS 140-2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 has renewed the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 140-2) security certifications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


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GPL Initiative Expands with 16 Additional Companies Joining Campaign for Greater Predictability in Open Source Licensing

Adobe, Alibaba, Amadeus, Ant Financial, Atlassian, Atos, AT&T, Bandwidth, Etsy, GitHub, Hitachi, NVIDIA, Oath, Renesas, Tencent, and Twitter have joined an ongoing industry effort to combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement by adopting the GPL Cooperation Commitment.