security

Twistlock on IBM Bluemix Container Service

One of the guiding principles at Twistlock has been meeting customers wherever they already are. As containers become the predominant way to build, ship, and run apps, we want to make sure customers can secure their apps across every cloud they run in. We recently worked with IBM to demonstrate how Twistlock can protect apps running on the IBM Bluemix Container Service and this blog gives an overview of how it works.

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Context Mapping, Driver Behavior and Automotive Experimental withdrawing support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

As part of our commitment to security, IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will be withdrawing support for TLS 1.0. and TLS 1.1 This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will continue to support TLS 1.2.

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WEBCAST: Bridging the Availability Gap with Veeam on IBM Cloud

“Veeam provides a low cost, simple and automated way to ensure your data is protected with recovery options locally or offsite in another IBM data center” – Zeb Ahmed, VMware on IBM Cloud Offering Manager

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Watson Developer Cloud: Disabling 3DES Cipher Suites

The support for 3DES cipher suites in TLS connections made to Watson Developer Cloud services is being disabled on July 24, 2017 to eliminate a vulnerability.

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Protecting container deployments on Bluemix with Aqua Security

The security of enterprise software has never been more important. As more and more enterprises move to container-based deployments in the public or hybrid cloud, there are increasing numbers of security professionals who must be confident that they are minimizing and controlling risk. In this post we’ll explore using Aqua Security to protect a containerized deployment on the IBM Bluemix Container Service from attacks in real time. As an example, we’ll run the sample Car Dashboard app for the Watson Conversation Service and take a look at it under Aqua.

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Busting three VMware security myths about migration to the cloud

This blog addresses some common misconceptions about the security of workloads in IBM Bluemix’s dedicated private cloud infrastructure and clears up the myths surrounding VMware security in the cloud.

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Prevent ransomware attacks with blockchain

This weekend saw a large scale 'ransomware' attack. It affected among other institutions, the National Health Service in the UK. Patient treatment was delayed and new born babies had to stay at hospitals a little longer than they should, because their identity couldn't be registered. This made me wonder if health records stored in blockchain could been used to prevent ransomware attacks.

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Watson IoT Platform disabling TLS 1.0

As part of our commitment to security, Watson IoT Platform will be shortly withdrawing support for TLS 1.0. This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. The Watson IoT Platform will continue to support TLS 1.1 and 1.2 and clients using TLS 1.0 must upgrade to 1.1 or higher.

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“Hallo Deutschland” – Getting Started with Bluemix in Germany

"Hallo Deutschland" or "Hello Germany" is an app I recently deployed. I didn't want to push a simple "hello world". The reason is that Bluemix Public is now available in Frankfurt, Germany!

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