Information, background and knowledge about Kubernetes Security

Do you need information about security toolings for and in Kuberetes? Are you searching for an overview, basics or detailed tutorials? Recently magnologan published this comprehensive link list about Kubernetes security. You get blogs, videos, talks, official community pages, definitions, trainings and a lot more: https://github.com/magnologan/awesome-k8s-security

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Kasten by Veeam releases open-source Kubernetes storage optimization tool

Kasten by Veeam®, the market leader for Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery, today announced the launch of Kubestr, its new open source project to evaluate Kubernetes cluster storage configurations and performance. Kubestr enables developers and operators to identify the various storage options present in a given cluster, validate storage configurations, and evaluate storage performance using common benchmarking tools like fio. The goal of the Kubestr project is to enhance the ability of developers and operators to perform quick and comprehensive analysis of their Kubernetes environments and determine the optimal storage for their applications and workloads.

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Hybrid Cloud Management Platform Market Growth Improvement Highly Witness | Dell, Citrix, Oracle

Hybrid Cloud Management Platform Comprehensive Study by Type (Internal Brokerage Enablement, External Brokerage Enablement), Application (Metering and Billing, Provisioning, Compliance Management, Infrastructure and Resource Management, Identity and Policy Management, Lifecycle Management, Others), Organization Size (Large enterprises, Small and medium-sized enterprises), Industry Vertical (BFSI, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Telecommunications and IT-enabled Services (ITES), Travel and Hospitality, Retail and Consumer Goods, Media and Entertainment, Government and Public Sector, Others), Service Type (Cloud Automation, Data Security and Risk Management, Migration and Integration, Reporting and Analytics, Monitoring and Access Management, Training and Consulting, Support and Maintenance, Others) Players and Region – Global Market Outlook to 2026

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Cisco to sell HashiCorp Terraform Cloud with the Cisco Intersight Platform

HashiCorp has announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Cisco, in which Cisco will sell HashiCorp Terraform Cloud Business alongside the Cisco Intersight platform. The agreement will help customers achieve a hybrid cloud operating model using Terraform’s infrastructure as code for infrastructure provisioning and management of private datacentres with Cisco Intersight.

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“Our ecosystem is wonderfully diverse”

We of the cloud report share this statement because we love the diversity of the open source communities and don’t understand any kind of discrimination, hate or xenophobia:

Statement from CNCF General Manager Priyanka Sharma on the unacceptable attacks against AAPI and Asian communities: Posted on March 18, 2021 By Priyanka Sharma:

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InMotion Hosting Announces the General Availability of its On-Demand Private Cloud Powered by OpenStack

InMotion Hosting (IMH), a Silver Founding Member of the Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF), launches a platform that supports the rapid deployment of small OpenStack private clouds.

InMotion Hosting establishes a foothold in the IaaS and Private Cloud markets by announcing the general availability of Flex Metal Cloud IaaS. Flex Metal Cloud offers an On-Demand Private Cloud powered by OpenStack, an open source infrastructure platform.

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OVH Data Center in France Destroyed by Fire, All Staff Safe

Hosting company OVH says its staff are safe after a fire destroyed one data center and damaged another at the company’s campus in Strasbourg, France. All four data centers at the campus are offline this morning, but the company is working to restore some services once power can be restored to the site.

“We have a major incident on SBG2,” OVH CEO Octave Klaba tweeted Tuesday evening. “Firefighters were immediately on the scene but could not control the fire in SBG2. The whole site has been isolated which impacts all services in SGB1-4. We recommend to activate your Disaster Recovery Plan.”

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GitHub and Docker Hub are being used to launch crypto mining malware

Cloud computing has become an ever more present part of our day-to-day lives, but the risks of malware hosted on its platforms are as prevalent as any offline servers. Aqua Security’s cybersecurity research team, Team Nautilus, yesterday unveiled a resurgence in attacks against GitHub and Docker Hub, two large platforms that support cloud computing development, which place Monero cryptocurrency miners on the platform and execute them.

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Cloud security firm Qualys reportedly victimized by prolific scammers

A set of cybercriminals behind a string of recent hacks involving Accellion-made software is now claiming responsibility for a breach of Qualys, a major cloud computing security vendor.

As proof of the access to data, an extortion site maintained by hackers has leaked documents claiming to contain information on Qualys customers. Attackers affiliated with the extortion site have previously been linked to the Clop ransomware, a file-locking malware that emerged two years ago. This month, thieves claimed responsibility for a series of incidents that have relied on data leaks, rather than ransomware, as an extortion tactic, according to security firm FireEye.

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