Onus for cloud security falls on customers, but AWS could do more, CISO says

Source: ciodive.com Dive Brief: Amazon Web Services CISO Stephen Schmidt said the company is unaware of “any other noteworthy” compromises of AWS customers, in response to Senator Ron Wyden’s, D-Ore., inquiry into AWS’ role in Capital One’s data breach.  Paige “erratic” Thompson exploited a “Server-Side Request Forgery” (SSRF) vulnerability to gain access, which was amplified by abusing permissions escalation, according to Schmidt. Though SSRF was not the “primary factor” in the bank’s breach, “it’s possible that there have been small

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VMware extends Google Cloud deal, positions as hybrid partner of choice for the hyperscalers

Source: cloudcomputing-news.net VMware and Google Cloud have extended their partnership with the launch of a new offering which enables organisations to run their VMware workloads in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The product, the snappily titled Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple – the latter being a verified VMware cloud partner – will give customers the opportunity to run VMware workloads on-prem, in the cloud, or as part of a hybrid architecture. Both sides naturally came across as agreeable in the

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GitLab Recognized as a July 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools

Source: The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction Is Based on Feedback and Ratings From End-User Professionals Who Have Experience Purchasing, Implementing and/or Using the Product or Service SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today GitLab, the DevOps platform delivered as a single application, today announced that it has been named a July 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools (EAPT). Gartner defines enterprise agile planning (EAP) tools as tools that help organizations to

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3 Steps to Building a DevOps Team Focused on Customers

Source – devops.com In most enterprises, Dev and Ops people inhabit different worlds, show scant regard for one another and communicate as little as possible—unless it is to vent about something done by “one of those” people over there. Dev and Ops are the chalk and cheese of software development and, mostly, that’s the way they like it. The concept of being on the same team—creating the best possible software for customers—might be quite alien. Obviously, Dev and Ops people are

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