Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

Applitools Wins 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

Company recognized as an innovative leader in software development for its next generation test automation platform powered by Visual AI SAN MATEO, Calif., November 24, 2020 – Applitools (https://applitools.com/), provider of a next generation test automation platform powered by Visual AI and Ultrafast Test Cloud, today announced it won the 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America […]

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DevOps Unbound: DevOps, Cloud Native and Open Source

In the third episode of our DevOps Unbound streaming broadcast on TechStrong TV and DevOps.com’s sister site Digital Anarchist, Alan Shimel is joined by Kevin Dunne of Tricentis, Tracy Miranda of Cloud Delivery Foundation and Alon Girmonsky of UP9 to answer the question: Can we have DevOps without open source? The video is immediately below, […]

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Continuous Delivery Without Exception

Continuous delivery (CD) and all the other continuous things—continuous integration (CI), continuous testing, continuous deployment—have become the new mantra of DevOps. CI/CD adoption typically starts with agile development teams working on new or well-funded systems. But what about the rest of the world and all of those “other” applications, under-funded IT teams are responsible for […]

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The Future of Application Development

What lies ahead for application development? Can we look forward to a less hierarchical system? The current state of application development has an often overlooked problem: It’s inaccessible. Top tier companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook are at a major advantage. With their large capital, they can invest in innovative development tools and […]

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New – Code Signing, a Trust and Integrity Control for AWS Lambda

Code signing is an industry standard technique used to confirm that the code is unaltered and from a trusted publisher. Code running inside AWS Lambda functions is executed on highly hardened systems and runs in a secure manner. However, function code is susceptible to alteration as it moves through deployment pipelines that run outside AWS. […]

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New – Multi-Factor Authentication with WebAuthn for AWS SSO

Starting today, you can add WebAuthn as a new multi-factor authentication (MFA) to AWS Single Sign-On, in addition to currently supported one-time password (OTP) and Radius authenticators. By adding support for WebAuthn, a W3C specification developed in coordination with FIDO Alliance, you can now authenticate with a wide variety of interoperable authenticators provisioned by your […]

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Securely Streamline Code Signing for DevOps and DevSecOps

Introducing code-signing provides security within the application, but teams should take care to understand and implement the process effectively Digital certificate management, with hundreds or thousands of certificates required to support IT infrastructure, can easily lead to degradation of application integrity and unnecessary risk to the business. The cumbersome nature of siloed teams manually managing […]

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KubeCon Coverage: Incentivizing the DevSecOps Culture

Just as DevOps set to de-silo development and operations teams, the DevSecOps movement is bringing security to the same table. A shift-left security mindset is permeating much discussion of late. Cyberattacks are on the rise in the era of COVID-19 and cybersecurity has become paramount to arm business-critical applications. Furthermore, new regulations have emerged to […]

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IBM Acquires Instana to Advance Observability Strategy

IBM this week announced it plans to acquire Instana, a provider of an application performance management (APM) platform that is optimized for microservices. Robin Hernandez, vice president of hybrid cloud management and AIOps for IBM, said Instana will plug an observability gap that has emerged in IBM’s portfolio as organizations start to build and deploy […]

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Buildkite Tightens CI/CD Integration With GitHub

Buildkite has tightened the integration between its namesake continuous integration/continuous delivery platform and the GitHub source code repository. Fred Showell, a senior product manager for Buildkite, said the integration will accelerate application development efforts using the Buildkite application in GitHub. Any connected GitHub account can be selected as a source when creating Buildkite pipelines, he […]

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