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Managing access credentials

Most Internet services require password-protected individual accounts. A password manager can help you keep track of all your access credentials.

Securing and managing Microsoft IIS

If you use IIS on Windows servers, you can fully access the web server's features and manage it effectively with on-board tools, including the well-known Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, Windows Admin Center, and PowerShell.
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Automated compliance with Chef InSpec

Chef InSpec is a practical tool for automated compliance monitoring with an intuitive, declarative scripting language.
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Lead Image © Orlando Rosu, 123RF.com

Hardware suitable for cloud environments

If you want to build scalable clouds, you need the right hardware, but which servers are the right choice as controllers, storage, and compute nodes?
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Lead Image © Ian Holland, 123RF.com

Container microdistributions k3OS and Flatcar

In contrast to legacy systems, container-only distributions make do with an absolute minimum of software, which radically simplifies maintenance.
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Lead Image © Paul Herbert, 123RF.com

Exchange Web Services for Mailbox Access

Exchange Web Services (EWS) is an important interface that lets applications access Exchange content. You can access the EWS mailbox via PowerShell or create your own tools.
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Photo by jason hafso on Unsplash

Open source calendar synchronization

If you use your Google account to synchronize appointments between your smartphone and your desktop computer, you can do this just as easily with an open source solution.
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Lead Image © Corina Rosu, 123rf.com

CRI-O and Kubernetes Security

The crictl troubleshooting tool and runc container runtime pair up to help identify and diagnose issues with Kubernetes Pods and clusters.
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VMware vRealize management suite for hybrid clouds

VMware positions its vRealize management suite to make hybrid cloud/on-premises setups palatable to customers.
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Lead Image © Bruce Rolff, 123RF.com

Securing the TLS ecosystem with Certificate Transparency

With the need for home offices during the pandemic lockdown, provisional solutions instituted on the fly during the transition from office to home require more permanent solutions, especially for securing TLS connections on the Internet.