Week in review: New Nmap, lateral phishing tactics, Kubernetes security matures

Sourec: helpnetsecurity.com Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and podcasts: Critical Bluetooth flaw opens millions of devices to eavesdropping attacks A newly disclosed vulnerability (CVE-2019-9506) in the Bluetooth Core Specification can be exploited by attackers to intercept and manipulate Bluetooth communications/traffic between two vulnerable devices. Pitfalls to avoid when improving your software development skills The dizzying pace of technological change makes knowledge acquisition and skill development a very big deal in the IT and

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Pivotal CTO: Kubernetes means we’re all distributed systems programmers now

Source: devclass.com Kubernetes is changing the way organisations develop their software and manage their systems. But can we expect it to start changing the nature of organisations themselves? It’s certainly changed the nature of Pivotal – which launched a drive onto Kubernetes last month, not long after being lambasted by financial analysts for scaling back financial targets and being late to the Kubernetes party. We sat down with Cornelia Davis, Pivotal’s CTO at DevOps Enterprise Summit in June. She was

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VMware And Pivotal: What Would A Merger Mean For The Cloud Foundry/Kubernetes Debate

Source: crn.com A leading Pivotal and VMware partner sees potential to bring closer together the competing platforms, and to expand market reach for both Pivotal Cloud Foundry and the Pivotal Container Service (PKS) joint project with VMware Large enterprises looking to digitally transform their businesses often consider two cloud-native application development platforms: Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes. Cloud Foundry is more prescriptive; Kubernetes, the leading container orchestrator, is more customizable. Both open source technologies deliver powerful environments to scale apps across

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Jenkins X gears up for SaaS version, GitOps standards

Source: techtarget.com With key maturity milestones behind them, the maintainers of Jenkins X prepare a SaaS version, and plan to collaborate with Google’s Tekton and Netflix’s Spinnaker. SAN FRANCISCO — The Jenkins community’s answer to Kubernetes and GitOps is ready for enterprise production after 18 months of development, but there’s much more in store. Jenkins X automates GitOps-style CI/CD for apps deployed to cloud container platforms. It added support for serverless Jenkins, in which application test builds spin up ephemeral

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How the Docker cloud is transforming business

Source: silicon.co.uk Will Docker and Kubernetes deliver a new age of hybrid cloud services and efficient applications deployment? Enterprises have been shifting their focus from private to hybrid cloud infrastructures for the past few years. The flexibility that the hybrid cloud offers is undeniable. However, CTOs have quickly discovered few hybrid cloud solutions give them complete infrastructure Will Docker and Kubernetes deliver a new age of hybrid cloud services and efficient applications deployment? However, CTOs have quickly discovered few hybrid

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Containers 102: Kubernetes and the Basics of Container Orchestration

Source: redmondmag.com To know containers is to know Kubernetes, the gold standard for container orchestration and deployment. Here’s an explainer for how Kubernetes works and what makes it tick. In the first installment in this series, you learned about why and how containers became a new paradigm in IT infrastructure. When containers first emerged, there was a quick race to develop a container management system to provide functionality like networking, high availability and — important for database workloads — persisted

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Computer Container Technology Market Growing Massively by 2019-2025 Major Players Docker, Apache Mesos, Kubernetes, Oracle Solaris, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Red Hat OpenShift

Source: boscalicious.co.uk Computer Container Technology Market is analyzed with industry experts in mind to maximize return on investment by providing clear information needed for informed business decisions. This research will help both established and new entrants to identify and analyze market needs, market size and competition. It explains the supply and demand situation, the competitive scenario, and the challenges for market growth, market opportunities and the threats faced by key players. The report focuses on the major advanced technology platforms

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The future of VMware and Kubernetes integrations

Source: techtarget.com Kubernetes has become the most popular platform for managing containers. VMware might have a few opportunities to cash in on that, including vSphere-integrated Kubernetes. The rise of containers could mean a decline in VM popularity. However, if VMware can find a way to integrate the open source container platform Kubernetes with its vSphere or vCenter products, the vendor might have an opportunity to stay relevant in a shifting market landscape. Kubernetes has emerged as the platform of choice

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Kubernetes security matures: Inside the project’s first audit

Source: helpnetsecurity.com Auditing 1.5 million lines of code is a heroic undertaking. With resources provided by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Kubernetes Project leadership created the Security Audit Working Group to perform an audit in an open, transparent, and repeatable manner, while also paving the way for future Kubernetes security reviews and research. It included members from Google, Red Hat, Salesforce, InGuardians, and input from the broader security community. We felt that the two most critical components of

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CNCF-led open source Kubernetes security audit reveals 37 flaws in Kubernetes cluster; recommendations proposed

Source: packtpub.com Last year, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) initiated a process of conducting third-party security audits for its own projects. The aim of these security audits was to improve the overall security of the CNCF ecosystem. CoreDNS, Envoy and Prometheus are some of the CNCF projects which underwent these audits, resulting in identification of several security issues and vulnerabilities in the projects. With the help of the audit results, CoreDNS, Envoy and Prometheus addressed their security issues and

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