IIC: How to manage and assess the trustworthiness of IIoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is releasing new recommendations and advice for the trustworthiness of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The organization details the importance of trustworthiness as well as how to measure, analyze and assess it in a new white paper, Managing and Assessing Trustworthiness for IIoT in Practice. RELATED CONTENT: IIC: Collaboration between … continue reading

New project provides snapshot insights into Kubernetes clusters

Cloud-native infrastructure solutions provider Fairwinds has announced a new open-source Kubernetes project, Polaris, designed to be a diagnostic tool that provides an overview of current deployments, keeps teams in sync, and ensures the stability, efficiency and security of a cluster.  “Keeping cloud-native environments healthy is a challenge. Even the smallest errors in Kubernetes deployment configurations … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Morpheus Data 4.0, OpsRamp’s partner program, and Elastic Cloud Enterprise 2.3

Morpheus Data has updated its cloud management platform with a new unified multi-cloud and container management platform. According to the company, this will help users easily build, manage and utilize Kubernetes clusters, simplify management of hybrid-cloud Kubernetes, and reduce risk and costs.  The platform includes the Morpheus Kubernetes Service, ability to access public cloud Kubernetes … continue reading

Linux Foundation to host Federated AI Technology Enabler

The Linux Foundation announced it will host a federated learning framework meant to improve collaboration with AI model training and inference. The Federated AI Technology Enabler (FATE) allows organizations to use data and modeling safely, securely and in accordance with data confidentiality and government regulations.  “A secure computing framework is critical for developers who are … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.15 focuses on continuous improvement

Kubernetes 1.15 is now available with 26 new improvements, 3 stable features, 13 beta features and 10 alpha features. This is the second release of the container orchestration tool in 2019. The main themes of this release included continuous improvement and extensibility. For continuous improvement, the release features improved test coverage, a stable core feature … continue reading

Microsoft and Oracle aim to make cloud interoperability a reality

Two rival cloud providers are teaming up to bring hybrid and multi-cloud deployment to fruition. Microsoft and Oracle today announced a new partnership that will connect Microsoft Azure to the Oracle Cloud. “The majority of large enterprises around the world use both Oracle and Microsoft solutions to power their businesses, running these solutions side-by-side in … continue reading

Docker suffers from race condition flaw

It has been revealed that all Docker versions are vulnerable to a symlink-race attack. A CVE-2018-15664 vulnerability was found by software engineer Aleksa Sarai who submitted the bug to the Docker security team. “The basic premise of this attack is that FollowSymlinkInScope suffers from a fairly fundamental TOCTOU attack. The purpose of FollowSymlinkInScope is to … continue reading

Rancher Labs launches Submariner for multi-cluster network connectivity

Rancher Labs is announcing a new open-source project designed to enable direct networking between Kubernetes clusters. Submariner is a network connectivity solution designed to overcome the barriers to connectivity when it comes to Kubernetes clusters. The team explained Submariner was created for network connectivity among microservices deployed in multiple Kubernetes clusters. Submariner provides a way … continue reading

Untangle tackles security orchestration with Network Security Framework

Network security company Untangle wants to provide better security orchestration across the enterprise and bring security capabilities at the network edge with a new solution for covering digital attack services. The company introduced its Network Security Framework at the RSA Conference in San Francisco this week designed to protect, monitor and control all devices, apps … continue reading

PagerDuty brings security closer to operations

PagerDuty wants to unify the security operations among developers, operations and security teams. The company announced PagerDuty for Security Operations with new and existing security integrations across the company’s ecosystem. “With PagerDuty for Security Operations, we now bring security professionals into the fold to operate in a unified platform to engage in real-time security response,” … continue reading

Containerd graduates from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Docker’s core container runtime containerd is the latest project to graduate from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation this week. It has been more than two years since Docker decided to spin out the containerd runtime and the project joined the CNCF. Today’s announcement makes containerd the fifth project to graduate, following in the footsteps of … continue reading

Rancher Labs introduces a lightweight Kubernetes distribution for the edge

Rancher Labs has announced a new project designed for resource-constrained environments and low-touch operations. K3s is an open-source lightweight Kubernetes distribution built for the edge. According to the company, it can be used for ARM, IoT and CI edge solutions. “The work for k3s started as a component of Rio, an experimental project we started … continue reading

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