PERSISTENT COOKIES CAN PROVE TROUBLESOME FOR AWS

Source:-duo.com For both attackers and penetration testers, phishing has been a go-to move for about two decades and it continues to work quite well today. It’s a reliable way to harvest users’ credentials for all sorts of apps and services, including cloud platforms, and a researcher has discovered that some cookies used for authentication on Amazon Web Services remain valid even after the victim has changed the password and logged out of the account. That means that an attacker who

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DevSecOps Survey Finds Failure to Communicate

Source:- devops.com A survey of 1,310 IT decision-makers conducted by the market research firm Vanson Bourne on behalf of Trend Micro finds that while nearly three-quarters of respondents (74%) said integrating developer, IT operations and cybersecurity processes has become more important over the past year, more than one-third (34%) said these silos are making it more difficult to create a DevOps culture in the organization. A full 89% said software development and IT security teams needed to be in closer

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Free course: Getting started with Kubernetes

Source :- infoworld.com InfoWorld has partnered with Pluralsight to bring you this free online course. Learn how Kubernetes works and how to use it to manage containers If anything in tech is hotter than Docker containers, it’s Kubernetes. As a matter of fact, Docker and Kubernetes go hand in hand. While Docker has changed how applications are architected and built, Kubernetes has changed how these applications—containerized applications—are deployed and run. An open source project out of Google, Kubernetes has emerged as

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Barriers and Approaches for DevOps Evolution at 1st DevOpsDays Portugal

Source :- infoq.com Ten years after the first DevOpsDays conference in Ghent, the evolution of DevOps and organizations trying to adopt it was at the forefront of the first DevOpsDays conference in Portugal. On the first day of the conference, a mix of local and international speakers addressed the barriers to DevOps adoption, shift left testing, team patterns, and more. Mirco Hering’s keynote on DevOps transformation set the tone and topic for the first day. Hering characterized the “The DevOps Phase”

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Critical Security Flaws Lurk Inside 20% of Docker Container Files

Source :- sdxcentral.com A majority of the most popular Docker container files contain at least one notable security vulnerability, while one in five houses what is considered a critical security flaw, according to research from Kenna Security. The research, compiled by Jerry Gamblin, principle security engineer at the firm, scanned the top 1,000 containers in the Docker Hub. It found that some of the most frequently used containers had more than 100 million pulls, or downloads, and that those containers had

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DevOps Security Champion: Who, What and Why?

Source :- devops.com In general, DevOps is a process and culture of organizations to get applications out the door faster and with higher quality. To do so, security champions are essential. In DevOps, security champions work as a backup mechanism in various projects and take multiple leadership roles. Security champions make effective decisions and take projects forward while strengthening the best security practices. How do you enable security champions in DevOps? In this article, we will describe four practical ways of

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Work is dead, welcome to workflows

Source:- techhq.com Most contemporary pieces in the media and wider technical press that attempt to highlight the current focus on workflows and the technologies that support them start with a reference to the Wikipedia definition. So let’s not buck that trend. According to free encyclopedia’s current description, “A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information.” In other words, workflows define jobs.

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Continuous Development 101: How to Make App Development a Breeze

Source:- techworm.net To the average software developer who has never delved into application development, the process can seem relatively simple on the surface. But don’t be fooled. In reality, app development is a complex process that often takes far longer to complete than anticipated. From design to development, to debugging, to completion – and then, more often than not, even more debugging – the entire process takes an average of three to nine months to complete when working with an experienced app development

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The Basics of CI/CD for Data Science and Machine Learning

Source:- informationweek.com Continuous integration and continuous deployment are IT practices that encourage testing code often. Learn how these practices also shape data-driven initiatives. The basics behind how machine learning and data science should work often feel less than basic. Machine learning practitioners from programmers to scientists are learning how to apply advanced statistics and mathematical application within the context of software programming. The result is complexity in selecting good machine learning models that conflict with management’s options at hand, be it

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The security silo: How to better integrate DevOps and security teams

Source- siliconrepublic.com Rapidly maturing DevOps teams are breaking boundaries, strengthening processes and building products at a faster pace with each iteration. This, seemingly, is a win for everyone. DevOps teams have a continuous opportunity to perfect their processes with each release; leadership sees deadlines being met and exceeded; and end users get faster, more reliable improvements to the apps and software they use daily. Overall, efficiencies almost always mean a healthier bottom line, and the adoption of DevOps practices is often

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