GE Aviation Passwords, Source Code Exposed in Open Jenkins Server

Source:- threatpost.com A DNS misconfiguration resulted in an open Jenkins server being available to all. A public Jenkins server owned by GE Aviation has exposed source code, plaintext passwords, global system configuration details and private keys from the company’s internal commercial infrastructure. GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electrics, is among the top commercial aircraft engine suppliers, and offers various airplane components. The server also contained a ReadMe file, outlining all the files it contained and their sensitivity. Jenkins is an

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Can DevOps and MSPs Work Together?

Source:- devops.com DevOps and the adoption of MSP-based IT operations are both surging trends in the IT industry today. They are also trends that contradict each other in some key respects. Here’s a look at what MSPs mean for DevOps, and vice versa. DevOps and MSPs: A Primer MSPs, or managed service providers, are companies that provide IT services on a contract basis. They’re a solution for organizations that want to outsource some or all of their IT needs. In turn,

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Cloud Automation and Orchestration Made Easy

Source – news.sys-con.com Step into any boardroom and the talk is all about speed and quality: How to accelerate the delivery of innovative new products and services, while improving the quality of existing ones. When this question is asked, all eyes turn to the CIO: How can IT bring business velocity to both the software lifecycle and the digital business, end-to-end from digital touchpoint to system of record? This is especially the case for cloud-based services. Today’s modern enterprise environments

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Monitoring Your IT Services Beyond Nagios

Source – opsview.com Over the last couple of months I have been talking to more and more customers about how to monitor their IT services properly and one thing pops up quite often: Do they need anything beyond Nagios® Core (aka Nagios)? If yes, what should they do beyond it? The Basics Nagios is free and so gets away with quite a lot but using it to manage complex systems can be a real challenge. It can also be unforgiving on

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The impact of new digital business models on IT services

Source:- cio.com Suddenly, on-shoring is becoming more in vogue. Like many U.S. CIOs and their C-suite colleagues, you may be actively exploring how to duplicate or offset the loss of cost benefits from offshore/labor-arbitrage services. I have good news for you, along with a crucial tip. Four primary factors are driving U.S. companies to make the move to onshore service delivery: Uncertainty associated with the potential of changing tax laws and border taxes, which could introduce a tax of 20

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