IDG Contributor Network: 5 key observations on cloud-native security

While the term “cloud” used to be the main topic of discussion in the technology industry, “cloud-native” is taking its place—and with it, “cloud-native security.” There are many elements to keep in mind as more organizations begin to build their IT and security in the cloud, but here are five key observations to consider as… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: 5 key observations on cloud-native security

How containers and microservices change security

Wei Lien Dang is VP of product at StackRox. Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and ensures that running applications are fully… Continue reading How containers and microservices change security

IDG Contributor Network: Why cloud platforms should invest in the promise of Python

According to the 2017 Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey, Python has emerged as the language developers want to use more than any other this year for building data-intensive projects, which can range from automating robots to fueling internet of things (IoT) networks with sensor intelligence. Once an obscure scripting language, Python now powers some of the… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: Why cloud platforms should invest in the promise of Python

Docker will include Kubernetes in the box

Docker announced today it will integrate an “unmodified” version of Google’s Kubernetes container-orchestration tool as a native part of Docker. Docker said the Kubernetes integration will be available as a beta release, but gave no release date. This integration will be extended to all versions of Docker—the for-pay Enterprise Edition, and the desktop incarnations, Docker for… Continue reading Docker will include Kubernetes in the box

Docker now includes Kubernetes in the box

Docker announced today it will integrate an “unmodified” version of Google’s Kubernetes container-orchestration tool as a native part of Docker. This integration will be extended to all versions of Docker—the for-pay Enterprise Edition, and the desktop incarnations, Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows, which use the free Community Edition. Both enterprise and desktop versions will have… Continue reading Docker now includes Kubernetes in the box

Inside Microsoft’s quantum computing world

Quantum computers are the future, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. And he has put Microsoft’s money where his mouth is, making quantum computing one of the three pillars of Microsoft’s strategy going forward. Along with AI and mixed/augmented reality, it’s an area where Nadella believes that Microsoft can make a significant impact, and where it… Continue reading Inside Microsoft’s quantum computing world

Devsecops: Add security to complete your devops process

As seen in a recent DigiCert report, an overwhelming majority of companies believe that an integrated security and devops team makes sense. In fact, 98 percent of survey 300 US respondents (a third from IT or security) are either planning to or have alreafy launched such an effort. This is good, if unsurprising, news. For… Continue reading Devsecops: Add security to complete your devops process