GitHub is in the process of improving Git protocol security by removing insecure DSA keys and legacy ciphers, updating requirements on RSA keys, and adding more secure key signature algorithms ECDSA and ED25519. On January 11, GitHub ran a planned brownout event day to shake out affected clients. Our team at Puppet discovered that many users of Code Manager and r10k were affected by this change.
Traditionally, most organizations have had siloed departments wherein teams’ activities are highly separated and the objectives within organizational structures are divided. This operational methodology has brought about friction – especially within the IT department, where developers and ITOps lack collaboration.
Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. In this edition, we’ll learn what hyperautomation is all about, why it is a growing trend, and much more. Illustrated by Derrick Deepak Roy Digital transformation has been accelerating at a pace so fast that organizations all over the globe are making frantic changes to their infrastructures to keep up.
Log4j, the popular open-source logging library, had a rough December and closed out the year with an impressive streak of four critical vulnerabilities so far. Many are calling this the worst cybersecurity event in history. Again, so far.
Automation. It’s a common term. Some may call it a buzzword, even. When it comes to building a network, it’s usually not your first consideration. After all, what’s most important is getting users and devices online—and keeping them there. Isn’t automating the network an advanced step? Are we even capable of making network monitoring and management automatic?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers are losing more than four million workers every single month. That, coupled with the record number of 11 million open jobs, has left businesses across the board scrambling to crack the code and find a way to not only attract top talent – but, more importantly – keep them from jumping ship at the next best opportunity.