Security Lab

VMware Joins GitHub’s New Security Lab as a Founding Member

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By Joshua Lock Following GitHub’s announcement of its new Security Lab at last week’s GitHub Universe 2019, I’m thrilled to share that VMware will be a founding member, along with thirteen other companies, that will contribute time and expertise to the effort. The announcement summarized it perfectly: “We all share a collective responsibility to keep Read more...
microservice

7 Best Practices for Writing Edge Microservice-based Applications

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By Diana Atanasova and Malini Bhandaru The Internet of Things (IoT) is sparking the Fourth Industrial Revolution, one that promises to blend our physical and digital worlds in powerful new ways, enable a wave of novel applications, and unlock significant value. Traditional cloud computing networks are highly centralized, with data produced at the edge traveling Read more...
Clair

Introducing Clair: A Powerful Tool for Container Security

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By Martin Vrachev  I want to let you know about Clair, an open source tool that lets you scan containers and Docker images for potential security problems. It was developed initially at Coreos and is now around three years old with more than 80 contributors in total. I’ve been contributing to it recently and have Read more...
unbreakable kernel

[The Legacy of] the Unbreakable Kernel

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Dirk Hohndel, Chief Open Source Officer at VMware, sat down recently with Software Engineering Daily to talk through the history and evolution of open source. This podcast reflects on where it all started and presents an enthusiastic view of the possibilities. Code chunks categorized as best-practices predated even Linux, which is typically recognized as the start of the open source movement. The desire to create an unbreakable kernel by Linus Torvalds, in Read more...