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The Critical Element Companies Are Missing in Digital Transformation Journeys

Digital transformation is no longer the exclusive domain of forward-thinking companies on the leading edge of technological advancement. It has become a cost of entry into competitive business. Digital transformation was already accelerating into the mainstream prior to the pandemic, but the jarring shift to remote and hybrid work put fuel in the proverbial jetpacks.

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Vulnerability management: 3 best practices and tips for image building and scanning

As enterprises adopt containers, microservices, and Kubernetes for cloud-native applications, vulnerability management is crucial to improve the security posture of containerized workloads throughout build, deploy, and runtime. Securing your build artifacts and deployment pipeline, especially when it comes to images, is extremely important.

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Container Image Scanning for Azure Pipelines with Sysdig

Scanning a container image for vulnerabilities or bad practices in your Azure Pipelines using Sysdig Secure is a straightforward process. This article demonstrates a step by step example on how to do it. The following proof of content showcased how to leverage the sysdig-cli-scanner in Azure Pipelines. Although possible, it is not officially supported by Sysdig, so we recommend checking the documentation to adapt these steps to your environment.

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Threat news: TeamTNT targeting misconfigured kubelet

TeamTNT is a prevalent threat actor who has been targeting cloud and virtual environments such as Kubernetes and Docker since at least late 2019. This threat actor is financially motivated, focusing their efforts on stealing credentials and cryptomining. In 2020, we analyzed their use of Weave Scope on an unsecured Docker API endpoint exposed to the internet. In December 2021, we attributed an attack to TeamTNT in which they targeted a vulnerable WordPress pod to steal AWS credentials.

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Security Challenges in Microservices

Before the rise of cloud computing and small autonomous services built with containers, a typical application would consist of a monolith of code with a frontend, a backend and a database. Developers would take extra caution when updating their code because any change or bug could affect the entire application. As an alternative, microservices broke down applications into small interconnected services — each responsible for their discrete function, collaborating using APIs.

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Prioritize Alerts and Findings with Sysdig Secure

If you work in Security or Operations, you are surely familiar with the concept of “alert fatigue.” Alert fatigue Syndrome is the feeling of becoming desensitized to alerts, causing you to potentially ignore or minimize risks and harming your capability to respond adequately to potential security threats.

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KSPM and How to improve your Kubernetes Security Posture

Kubernetes Security Posture Management or KSPM refers to the security state and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the Kubernetes clusters and the workloads running on top of it. It tells us how well those capabilities can predict, prevent and respond to cyber threats in relation to Kubernetes. If that definition sounds familiar to you, it is because it is the common definition of Security Posture, but focused on Kubernetes Security.

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Fixing potential security issues in your Infrastructure as Code at the source with Sysdig

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is a powerful mechanism to manage your infrastructure, but with great power comes great responsibility. If your IaC files have security problems (for example, a misconfigured permission because of a typo), this will be propagated along your CI/CD pipeline until it is hopefully discovered at runtime, where most of the security issues are scanned or found. What if you can fix potential security issues in your infrastructure at the source?

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10 best practices to containerize Node.js web applications with Docker

September 14, 2022: Check out our new and improved cheat sheet for containerizing Node.js web applications with Docker! Are you looking for best practices on how to build Node.js Docker images for your web applications? Then you’ve come to the right place! The following article provides production-grade guidelines for building optimized and secure Node.js Docker images. You’ll find it helpful regardless of the Node.js application you aim to build.

Sysdig CSPM remediates security issues in seconds

Automate security issue fixes in seconds and reduce cloud risk with Sysdig. Let's dig in! We know cloud teams have tons of security issues. You can be spending hours trying to understand if those findings pose a real risk in your cloud environment. So, how can you shorten the time needed to triage every misconfiguration and take action on those that really matter to you? Discover how Sysdig aggregates security findings by root cause and prioritizes remediation based on impact and risk.