SolarWinds Discovery aims to improve software delivery

IT management software provider SolarWinds announced the launch of SolarWinds Discovery, a SaaS-based solution designed to provide organizations with an efficient way to discover, map and improve their software delivery.  The solution fully integrates with the SolarWinds Service Desk, allowing IT professionals to proactively address potential risks to IT and to stay compliant with software … continue reading

Report: 94 percent of ITSM personnel aren’t fully integrated into DevOps

While the burgeoning of DevOps environments in enterprises has brought development teams together and sped up software delivery, only 6 percent of IT service management personnel state that they are fully involved in their company’s DevOps activities and ambitions, according to a survey by Sysaid. This number is down from the 13 percent who felt … continue reading

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Researchers find vulnerability in popular Bluetooth-enabled devices

Internet-connected devices are opening up a wide range of applications from mobile devices to home appliances and wearables, but these devices are also opening up new areas of attack. Researchers from Boston University found that a third-party algorithm can track the location of some Bluetooth devices such as Fitbits, smart pens and even Windows and … continue reading

Red Sky Ops to optimize apps in Kubernetes environments

Carbon Relay is introducing a new open-source project to help DevOps teams manage and improve the performance of Kubernetes-based applications.  RELATED CONTENT: AIOps Exchange to lay the groundwork for AIOps’ future According to the company, DevOps teams often struggle with how many valuable infrastructure resources are provisioned for an application in a Kubernetes environment, which … continue reading

Report: The 10 most popular Docker images contain at least 30 vulnerabilities each

While Docker images may be valuable to application container technology, they come at a security cost. A new report reveals the top 10 most popular Docker images each contain at least 30 vulnerabilities. According to the 2019 State of Open-Source Security report by Snyk, an open-source security platform provider, “Docker images almost always bring known … continue reading

Google Kubernetes Engine Sandbox mitigates container escape vulnerabilities

Companies running applications that use untrusted code can experience “container escape,” a vulnerability tracked as CVE-2019-5736, that can hijack the shared host operating system and wreak havoc from there. According to the Information Technology Library, runc used in Docker before 18.09.2 and other products, allows attackers to overwrite the host runc binary within a new … continue reading

Netwrix report: Nearly half of organizations storing PII in the cloud want it back on-premises

Security is near the top of almost every company’s agenda. So much so, that 46 percent of organizations that store customer personally identifiable information (PII) in the cloud are considering moving back to on-premises due to security concerns, according to this year’s Netwrix report on cloud data security. “The report revealed that organizations are misled … continue reading

Microsoft previews Identity Overlay Network to further decentralized identity systems

In an effort to strike a balance between the security and self-ownership of blockchains and the massive scale needed to create Decentralized Identifier (DID) systems, Microsoft announced a preview of ION (Identity Overlay Network). ION is a public, permission-less, open network that anyone can use to create DIDs and manage their Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Linkerd

This week’s highlighted open-source project, Linkerd is a service mesh for Kubernetes and other frameworks. It offers runtime debugging, observability, reliability and security without requiring changes to code. Linkerd works by installing a set of ultralight, transparent proxies next to each service instance. The transparent proxies act as highly instrumented out-of-process network stacks, sending telemetry … continue reading

SAP partners with hyperscalers to move more companies to the cloud

SAP is teaming up with cloud providers Amazon, Microsoft and Google as well as global strategic service partners to walk companies through their transition to cloud-based business innovation. The project called Embrace will tailor the core components to each company based on the language and context of their industry. This includes roadmapping the platform, software, … continue reading

Panoptics now available for multi-cloud and on-premise deployment

Crosscode announced that Panoptics Virtual Appliance is now available on all popular clouds and for On-Premise deployments. Users can deploy on-premise on dedicated hardware within Azure, AWS and other cloud environments to physically separate customer data from other tenants and improve security. Panoptics analyzes the impact of any change at the code level across all … continue reading

SQream launches IoT Edge Partner Innovation Lab

SQream, the developers of a GPU-accelerated data warehouse called SQream DB, announced the launch of its IoT Edge Partner Innovation Lab. “The SQream Nano Partner Innovation Lab will build on the successful results we have with enterprises around the world, and provide an infrastructure for IoT partners who want to leverage our ability to store … continue reading

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