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An Introduction to Service Meshes

Introduction A service mesh is an infrastructure layer that allows you to manage communication between your application’s microservices. As more developers work with microservices, service meshes have evolved to make that work easier and more effective by consolidating common management and administrative tasks in a distributed setup. Taking a microservice approach to application architecture involves breaking your application into a collection of loosely-coupled services. This approach offers certain benefits: teams can iterate designs and scale quickly, using a wider range of tools and languages. On the other hand, microservices pose new challenges for operational complexity, data consistency, and security. Service meshes are designed to address some of these challenges by offering...

Securing DNS across all of our devices with Pi-Hole + DNS-over-HTTPS + 1.1.1.1

DNS is the protocol that makes the web work. It’s how we convert easy to remember names like facebook.com into hard to remember IP addresses like 157.240.1.35 and others. Without it, the web wouldn’t work but DNS has a problem, it’s not secure.   The Problem DNS queries are not secure, they’re sent in the clear, which means that others can see and manipulate the queries and responses. An attacker may change the IP address in a response to send you to a different server, ISPs can censor the web by blocking resolution of certain domains and they can even build a profile of the sites you visit by storing your DNS queries. DNS is not secure and whilst we have DNSSEC which fixes the integrity issue (I won’t talk about why I don’t like it), it doesn’...

Top 6 emerging cybersecurity and risk management trends: Gartner

One of the main security objective of all the organizations is to protect information confidentiality. The organizations must consider IT security and IT risk management as a part of the executive business planning. According to Gartner, the IT security objectives must be defined for the organization as a whole. The analyst firm identified the emerging trends in cybersecurity and risk management that security leaders should harness to enhance the resilience of organization while uplifting their own position. Top cybersecurity and risk management trends: 1. Business leaders realizing importance of cybersecurity for successful business The senior business executives rarely considered IT security a board-level topic or a key part of digital business strategy. But the recent major cyberattacks...