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January 16, 2020
SaltStack, like other infrastructure-as-code tools, must reinvent itself as cloud-native IT automation approaches such as containers, serverless and Kubernetes Operators grow.
June 27, 2019
AWS re:Inforce, the cloud provider's inaugural security conference, addressed the problems of misconfigurations and data exposures with new tools, like Control Tower.
March 21, 2019
ClubCorp took stock of its IT security strategy last year, which led to freedom from grunt work and renewed focus for the IT ops team.
December 07, 2018
News roundup: A critical Kubernetes vulnerability was found in the system's API server and could have a wide reach. Plus, ESET found 21 new Linux malware families, and more.
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Microsoft provides a variety of tools that IT administrators can use to simplify update deployment, including Azure Update Management. Find out if the service will work with your systems. Continue Reading
The Azure Update Management cost is free, but organizations that require the tool's advanced features might have to contend with additional fees. Continue Reading
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Patch management for cloud creates new challenges than traditional in-house programs. Expert Dave Shackleford presents patch management best practices for providers and consumers alike. Continue Reading
IT organizations with configuration management set up for on-premises workloads can add public cloud without changing much, or they can make use of native services from cloud vendors. Continue Reading
Container isolation doesn't cut it in production. Instead, beef up security from the infrastructure to the application code, and be prepared to use some new tools to do it. Continue Reading
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When they host apps in a SaaS or PaaS environment, IT teams offload some patching duties to cloud providers. But other responsibilities become even more important. Continue Reading
Everyone is putting their data in the cloud, from IT staff to department heads. With functionality galore, basic security measures too often go unchecked. Continue Reading
Instances created, but then forgotten can cause zombie cloud infrastructures that threaten the security of enterprises. Expert Frank Siemons discusses how to handle these systems. Continue Reading
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Enterprises can ensure a secure cloud migration by avoiding specific risks. Expert Judith Myerson outlines what to look for and what mistakes not to make when moving to the cloud. Continue Reading
Securing custom applications in the cloud can be a hassle for enterprises. Expert Ed Moyle discusses how to make it easier to secure custom cloud apps. Continue Reading
RHEL virtual machines hosted in Microsoft Azure were recently found to have significant security vulnerabilities. Expert Rob Shapland explains them and what enterprises can learn. Continue Reading