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IT security is a set of strategies for cybersecurity that prevents unauthorized access to organizational assets such as computers, networks, and data. It maintains the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive information. With applications, data and identities moving to the cloud, more and more sensitive information is exposed directly over the internet; unprotected by the traditional security stack. Cloud security can help secure the usage of public cloud and SaaS, but require a different mindset and implementation of cloud-aware security tools and processes.

Time for 20/20 vision – here’s 7 trends for DevOps in 2020

A top 10 prediction list of the potential movers and shakers in 2020.
MobiledgeX Cloud Foundations

MobiledgeX is the Amazon of Edge Computing

We all know Amazon.com, the online retailer. In the Netherlands, we have similar 'platform' players, that, for a fee, will let 3rd party resellers sell their inventory via the site. It's...
Segregation of duties

Kubernetes security considerations & best practices

As of now we are in the middle of a big boost in Kubernetes adoption. The number of organizations deploying containers in production using this popular orchestration tool grows every week....
Storage and connectivity

Edge computing explained and what you need to know

It could very well be the case you have already heard of edge computing. Many organizations already use edge computing in their day-to-day business. Before we dive into more details about...

VMware’s not done expanding its Kubernetes ecosystem; buys Octarine

VMware announced that its acquiring Octarine, a Kubernetes security startup offering continuous security and compliance for automated pipelines. Intrinsic security Reading the VMware blog post on the acquisition, Octarine is part of VMware's intrinsic security...
Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Not running containers in production is a risk. Here’s why

Two simple questions to start your working day with: How many VMs do you use in production to host your applications? How many containers do you run in production? If you do...
A business view on container security

A business view on container security

Containers are hot and container security is booming. At present there are a lot of websites dedicated to this topic. It’s highly technical and the number of subtopics is very large....

Your secrets are (probably) everywhere – and they should not be

Where to store the secrets you need for your applications and infrastructure? A lot of sysadmins and developers face this dilemma. Not just once, but with every (new) application which is...

Tips and tricks to secure containers for run-time environments

One of the core concepts of container security is to protect any system which runs containers. Especially when using a container orchestration tool and when running containers in production....
5 surprising conclusions from the Portworx 2019 Container Adoption Survey

5 surprising conclusions from the Portworx 2019 Container Adoption Survey

The 2019 Annual Container Adoption Survey is sponsored by Portworx and Aqua Security. The report features insights from over 500 IT professionals across a variety of industries and company sizes. The...