Cybersecurity threats are on the rise. With the rapid shift of the business environment to digital work, and the growing trends of work-from-home and global workforces, hackers and cybercriminals can have a field day.
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With the rise of containers and virtual machines, some system administrators check their system logs less frequently. However, this is a mistake. Even if an application is containerized, it is still important to keep and analyze logs.
Linux is more secure than other operating systems. But that's not the only reason why you might not need an antivirus or firewall while using Linux.
Virtual private networks, or VPNs, have gained popularity, especially among enterprises, since they offer high security without sacrificing convenience. One of the most economical cybersecurity choices available today, they are simple to set up and utilize.
A checksum is a small-sized block of data that is used to identify faults in files introduced during transmission or storage. Checksums are frequently used to verify data integrity but are not used to validate data validity. In simple terms, it is just a sequence of numbers and letters used to check data for errors.
When it comes to the current state of our society now, we see now more than ever that employers, as well as employees, are embracing flexibility within the workspace with remote work. The norms and expectations surrounding remote working have shifted from the first quarter of 2020 to now.
While the Firewall may be configured to block the ports utilized by the various Linux services, it is also a good practice to stop any unnecessary services on the Linux system. Not only does this increase Linux security, but it also prevents unneeded programs from running and using system resources.
Let's take a brief look at what Guillaume Fournier from Datadog presented at Blackhat USA 2022: “One of the fastest growing subsystems in the Linux Kernel is, without any doubt, eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter)."
A weak password can be as simple as having a password equal to a username, a blank password, or combination passwords such as ‘qwerty’. Users feel that they can get away with leaving a weak password oftentimes because they have trouble keeping track of them.
Due to its ability to act as the backend server for web applications, Node.js is becoming a trendy platform these days. However, it becomes crucial to take into account Node.js security policies when it comes to the world of microservices.
RavenDB, the veteran transactional NoSQL database, is used by hundreds of startups and many Fortune 500 companies around the world thanks to its reputation as an agile, safe, efficient, and stable database. RavenDB can integrate with and complement almost any existing data system with its impressive set of built-in features.
Last week, hackers, researchers, cybersecurity companies, and government officials descended on Las Vegas for Black Hat and DEFCON, lovingly referred to by many as ‘hacker summer camp”. This year’s events marked the 25th and 30th anniversaries of Black Hat and DEF CON, with more than 30,000 attendees from 111 different countries present this year. It also marked a return to form for the event amid the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.