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Modern software engineering is collaborative, and based on reusing Open Source software. That exposes targets to supply chain attacks, where software projects are attacked by compromising their dependencies. Despite any process or technical measure, every dependency is unavoidably a trust relationship. However, the Go tooling and design help mitigate risk at various stages. All builds …

Attestation as a feature has been mandated since Android 8.0. As releases have come and gone, it has increasingly become more and more central to trust for a variety of features and services such as SafetyNet, Identity Credential, Digital Car Key, and a variety of third party libraries. In light of this, it is time …

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced that it will offer Avesha KubeSlice™ from within its Bare Metal Cloud (BMC) platform. The KubeSlice™ Kubernetes native platform enables platform and product teams to easily connect applications in clusters across distributed regions and …

Amidst many social and economic disruptions that have arisen in the last few years, enterprises have been forced to quicken the pace of their digital transformation initiatives, adding and consuming cloud-based capacity and capability just to stay competitive, relevant, and, for some, in business. At the heart of this new movement is container technology. For …

We increasingly meet CTOs and cloud architects in need of a secure platform that can run on multiple clouds or on-premise to meet customer requirements. A mature platform must not only “run code”, but also outsource application state in databases, message queues and in-memory caches. So what are the options of your platform team? In …

This article describes how e-Cloud uses KubeEdge to manage CDN edge nodes, automatically deploy and upgrade CDN edge services, and implement edge service disaster recovery (DR) when it migrates its CDN services to the cloud. This article includes the following four parts: Project background KubeEdge-based edge node management Edge service deployment Architecture evolution directions Project …

In March 2022, NSA & CISA has issued a new version of the Kubernetes Hardening Guide – version 1.1. It updates the previous version that was released in August 2021. Kubernetes evolves fast, and Kubernetes adoption grows even quicker. Kubernetes has become a very popular target and therefore requires continuous enhancement of the protection measures. The approach that NSA & …

Explosive growth of web traffic and services is forcing organizations to modernize and optimize their infrastructures. Kubernetes is core to the strategy and modernization story, but it’s only one piece. As VMware engages with its customers, significant complexities and resource needs arise that are not always apparent in the planning stages of Kubernetes deployments. The …

This past August at NGINX Sprint 2.0, I discussed the patterns we see customers adopt to successfully leverage cloud-native technologies when building modern apps. They are converting monoliths to microservices, adopting service meshes, and approaching the world from a “distributed and decoupled first” viewpoint. I’m not a huge fan of introducing YAT (yet another term), but one concept …

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, was named a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave™ Public Cloud Container Platforms Q1 2022, among the eight most significant players evaluated. Recognized as a leader in the field by Forrester for the first time, Alibaba Cloud also obtained the highest score among all evaluated …