CIS hardened Ubuntu: cyber attack and malware prevention for mission-critical systems

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a nonprofit organisation that uses a community-driven process to release benchmarks to safeguard enterprises against cyber attacks. It is one of the most recognised industry standards that provides comprehensive configuration checklists to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities in a computing environment. CIS benchmark has hundreds of configuration recommendations, […]

FIPS 140-2: Stay compliant and secure with Canonical

FIPS 140-2 is a set of publicly announced cryptographic standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It is an essential part of FEDRamp requirements for many governmental agencies in the US and Canada, as well as their business partners from all around the world. Furthermore, as a well established and verified security […]

Monitoring at the edge with MicroK8s

One of the benefits of the internet of things is the feedback loop created between operators and connected devices. Instrumented devices communicate sensor data to operators, who monitor the data, take actions and elicit further control decisions. To leverage the benefit of such control feedback loops in IoT deployments, it is therefore necessary to have […]

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The 10 new rules of open source infrastructure

Recently, I gave a keynote at the Cloud Native / OpenStack Days in Tokyo titled “the ten new rules of open source infrastructure”. It was well received and folks pointed out on Twitter that they would like to see more detail around those ten rules. Others seemed to benefit from clarifying commentary. I’ve attempted to […]

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MAAS 2.6 – ESXi storage, multiple gateways, HTTP boot and more

Canonical is happy to announce the availability of MAAS 2.6. This new release introduces a range of very exciting features and several improvements that enhances MAAS across various areas. Let’s talk about a few notable ones: Growing support for ESXi Datastores MAAS has expanded its support of ESXi by allowing administrators to create & configure […]

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The future of mobile connectivity

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be […]

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The future of mobile connectivity

Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be […]

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