Archive for the ‘DevSecOps’ Category

Vulnerabilities in 3rd-party Apps Have Caused Code Theft from GitHub

GitHub reported that a hacker was apparently exploiting a security vulnerability or human error on 3rd-party apps Travis and Heroku. The security vulnerability exposed the tokens, allowing the hacker to steal the tokens and utilize them to enter private repositories on GitHub (including NPM) so he managed to download those repositories – including all the […]

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How to Prevent Data Leaks if Hackers Get Access to your Database?

Every week we hear about the latest website to get hacked, and hackers getting access to another database with consumers’ personal data inside. Just in the last weeks there have been numerous reports of hacking, including stealing the medical records of 290,000 patients of the “Mor Medical Institute,” and releasing data of 1 million subscribers […]

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GitLab CI and Akeyless Vault Integration

You can use Akeyless Vault secret management within GitLab and GitLab CI. Code placed in GitLab or GitLab CI/CD requires secrets in order to properly execute access to various resources. By integrating GitLab CI with Akeyless Vault, you would not need to keep hard coded secrets within the GitLab code repo such as username & […]

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What are Differences of SonarQube Editions?

Last update: March 2022 I’m frequently asked what the differences are between SonarQube versions. From the questions it is clear that the licensing options are not so clear and quite confusing, so I decided to write down the essential points and help make things right. Legend Core differences What’s in the Community Edition? Developer Edition […]

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GitLab and Log4J Vulnerability

Concerning the reported Log4J vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228), you should know that GitLab does not use Log4j or Log4j2 packages. GitLab was written using Ruby, JS and Go so it uses different log libraries. If you use GitLab Advance Search or Code Search features (available in paid edition including Premium, Ultimate and Starter) you should know it […]

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Vault HCP Cloud VS Vault Enterprise

As you probably know, a few months ago HashiCorp started offering the popular Vault product as a managed service in the cloud (known as “Vault HCP” or Vault Cloud), until then this had  only been offered as an on-premises product – Vault OSS and Vault Enterprise. We recently (in response to questions from our customers) […]

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Code Security and Compliance using GitLab

Besides version control and CI/CD, GitLab also offers a variety of security tests on your proprietary code (code you develop) or external code you use (i.e. open source), as well as code compliance capabilities – to help you ensure that you make proper and legal use of any open source libraries and code snippets. In […]

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Learn More About Git Submodules

Last update: 2/27/2022 In this article, we want to tell you how to control versions of complex systems using git submodules. Let’s have a look at the following imaginary example.  Our company has developed a system named Car, which consisted of 3 subsystems: Motor, Steering, and Transmission. Each subsystem has been developed in a separate […]

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New: CI Module for “The Shield” application to improve its Code Security and Fight Coronavirus

To encourage downloads of the ‘Shield’ app that fights coronavirus, we have built a complementary Continuous Integration (CI) solution and code scanners to improve information security, code security and privacy of the app. We also invite the developers to use it freely and continuously in future. A few days ago, the Israeli Ministry of Health […]

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Join our upcoming HashiCorp Vault Webinar

Next week we are hosting a HashiCorp employee to discuss different aspects of using Vault effectively. Webinar is free of charge. Introducing Vault ; Integration with OpenShift and “Ask Me Anything” (July 31st 11AM CET) We are hosting Lieuwe Helmus, Senior Solution Engineer in HashiCorp Company, to discuss about Vault, integration with OpenShift and give you the chance to […]

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