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Harden your Apache web server

Cyberattacks don't stop at the time-honored Apache HTTP server, but a smart configuration, timely updates, and carefully considered security strategies can keep it from going under.
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Lead Image © zelfit, 123RF.com

MinIO: Amazon S3 competition

MinIO promises no less than a local object store with a world-class S3 interface and features that even the original lacks.
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Lead Image © Yewkeo, 123RF.com

Endlessh and tc tarpits slow down attackers

Keep an attacker's connections open in an Endlessh "tarpit" or delay incoming connections with the more traditional rate-limiting approach of tc.
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Lead Image © Vlad Kochelaevskiy, 123RF.com

Machine learning and security

Machine learning can address risks and help defend the IT infrastructure by strengthening and simplifying cybersecurity.
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Lead Image © Dmitriy Shpilko, 123RF.com

Pulumi multicloud orchestrator

Pulumi promises a unified interface and surface for orchestrating various clouds and Kubernetes.
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Lead Image © lassedesignen, 123RF.com

Secure authentication with FIDO2

The FIDO and FIDO2 standard supports passwordless authentication. We discuss the requirements for the use of FIDO2 and show a sample implementation for a web service.
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Lead Image © Chatree Jaiyangyuen, 123rf.com

Identity and access management with OpenIAM

Identity and access management plays a central role in modern IT infrastructures, with its local resources, numerous applications, and cloud services. We investigate how OpenIAM implements centralized user management.
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Lead Image © Maxim Borovkov, 123RF.com

New features in PHP 8

After about two years of development, version 8 of the popular PHP scripting language has been released. It comes with a number of innovations and ditches some obsolete features
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Lead Image © it studiom1, 123RF.com

Building sustainably safe containers

The basic container images on which you base your work can often be out of date. We show you how to solve this problem and create significantly leaner containers.
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Photo by Mark Decile on Unsplash

Processing streaming events with Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka reads and writes events virtually in real time, and you can extend it to take on a wide range of roles in today's world of big data and event streaming.