Although there’s no such thing as a “perfect” deployment image, including some sane defaults into your images and templates can save you a lot of work down the road, and also give you the opportunity to include more secure defaults. In this episode, we’ll discuss deployment image defaults as well as some recent news.
Enterprise Linux Security Episode 05 – The “Attacker” Mindset
We’ve talked about Enterprise Linux Security from the worldview of the system administrator, but what’s it like on the other side? In this episode, Jay and Joao are joined by Atalay Kelestemur, an Ethical Hacker, as we discuss the mindset of the attacker.
Enterprise Linux Security Episode 3 – Linux Distro Migrations
Migrating your servers from one Linux distribution to another can be a daunting task, even moreso if it’s a migration you’re doing because of unforeseen events or changes within the ecosystem. In this video, Jay and Joao discuss the challenges when it comes to migrating Linux distributions, and the effect this has on security.
Live-patching QEMU with QEMUCare
Rebooting is a pain, and in some organizations, downright tedious. Shuffling virtual machines between hosts in a cluster is even more tedious, and when it’s time to install patches, that’s what many administrators are forced to do. In this video, I check out QEMUCare, which aims to live-patch QEMU to avoid VM shuffling. In particular, we’ll look at installing ePortal (which deploys the patches) and also an example scenario.
Taking a look at CrowdSec: Installation & Example Scenario
CrowdSec is a solution that aims to help protect your Linux servers, and its approach is quite different than other solutions. CrowdSec is able to utilize reputation to make intelligent decisions, and is able to be extended to meet your needs. In this video, I take a first look at CrowdSec – I’ll show you the installation process and also an example scenario so you can see it in action.