Maximizing your security posture with Azure ATP
Posted on August 3, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Interesting article from Chris Hallum from Microsoft. Their customers spend a lot of time and money on security solutions and very few of them are taking full advantage of the solutions they've deployed. Even fewer of them are deploying or maintaining these solutions correctly. Based on this it's not surprising to see stats like "93% of all breaches could have been avoided if basic cyber hygiene had been in place" (Online Trust Alliance).
How Windows Defender Antivirus integrates hardware-based system integrity for informed, extensive endpoint protection
Posted on July 31, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Microsoft Defender ATP Research Team interesting article about inner workings of Windows Defender. Detecting and stopping attacks that tamper with kernel-mode agents at the hypervisor level is a critical component of the unified endpoint protection platform in Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection.
How to deploy a Go web application using Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04
Posted on July 24, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The guide by Michael Okoh about deploying a web application in Go which will be useful to many back-end developers.
Getting security to scale: learnings from modern app sec teams
Posted on July 15, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Article by Jean-Baptiste Aviat about security challenges when operating at scale. The author sat with some of the best app sec teams operating today, and he figured there was a lot we could learn from them. The goal was to understand the challenges and the way these teams are working.
Music and video at the Linux terminal
Posted on July 14, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Jason Baker (Red Hat) wrote short guide how to play music and video while working in Linux terminal. Your terminal doesn't have to just be for text. Enjoy video and audio at the command line as you work with these simple tools.
Tags linux miscellaneous cloud devops
Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit goes open source on GitHub
Posted on July 12, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Announcement form Microsoft about open sourcing Quantum Devleopment Kit (QDK). The QDK launched in preview last year, and is Microsoft's attempt to get developers familiar with quantum computing before it goes mainstream. Developers will now be able to contribute to the QDK's development via GitHub. Quantum for everyone.
Searching for ET using AI on GCP
Posted on July 10, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Rob Harrand wrote this article about aproject playing with open data from SETI. They say that the best way to learn data science is to create something. Some of the most interesting data publicly available in GitHub repositories is data from the SETI Institute (the Search for Extraterrestial Intelligence).
Kali Linux in the DigitalOcean Cloud
Posted on July 3, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Tutorial by Thomas d'Otreppe about installing custom image of Kali Linux on DigitalOcean. DigitalOcean is a cloud provider similar to AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and many others. They offer instances, called "droplets", with different Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, etc. Similar to AWS, DigitalOcean has datacenters around the world and sometimes multiple datacenters in each country.
Migration to GCP: Getting started
Posted on July 2, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
This document helps you plan, design, and implement the process of migrating your workloads to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Official Google guide published on their cloud solutions blog.
Exploring container security: Encrypting Kubernetes secrets with Cloud KMS
Posted on June 20, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
At Google Cloud, they care deeply about protecting your data. That's why Google encrypts data at rest by default, including data in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Guide focusing on containers security directly from Google.
Getting started with OpenSSL: Cryptography basics
Posted on June 19, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Good primer on the cryptography topic. Aimed at anybody in need of a primer on cryptography basics, especially regarding OpenSSL. By Marty Kalin.
Serverless local development
Posted on June 15, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
A guide from the pen of Gareth McCumskey on super hot topic of serverless Developing Serverless applications is a very different way of building applications we've been building for decades now.
Tags serverless programming cloud lambda azure aws