WTF Is Our Most Critical Cybersecurity Resource? And How Can We Preserve It?

    A few years ago, I managed a user-experience designer who excelled at design but was wholly unfamiliar with the user end of cybersecurity software. It mystified him why I would overrule a straightforw...

    Who Is Responsible for Cybersecurity?

    Last year was a lot of things. Among them, 2021 was the year of cybersecurity threats. And this year seems on track to top it. The question is becoming not if, or when, but who. Who exactly is respons...

    DevOps - The Sec is Silent

    There are two hard problems in tech: cache invalidation, naming things, and off by one errors. We have proven this over and over again through a multitude of poorly named things. Whether it’s AWS Serv...

    Tutorial: How to Set External-Secrets with Hashicorp Vault

    External Secretsis an Open Source Kubernetes operator that integrates with external secret management systems such as AWS Secrets Manager, HashiCorp Vault, Google Secret Manager, and Azure Key Vault, ...

    Entitlement in Open Source

    There have been discussions in the aftermath of the log4j vulnerability about whether or not open source is broken or sustainable, what we can do to improve the sustainability of the open source ecosy...

    WTF Is an Open-Source License Anyway?

    For something that’s supposed to make software development frictionless, open-source licenses generate a remarkable amount of heat and noise.

    WTF is Burnout: Definition, Symptoms and What Organisations and Individuals can do

    After a year spent trying to juggle work and home life, no wonder we are all feeling the burn. A simple Google search will reveal the devastating impact the pandemic has had on our mental health. Some...

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    Sustainable Architecture, AWS, & the Enterprise - Our Whitepaper

    At AWS re:Invent in late November 2021, something surprisingly pleasing and yet completely inevitable happened. AWS added sustainability to the well-architected pillars that define their “key concepts...

    Introducing CS Labs

    As well as supercharging our customers’ journeys to Cloud Native, Container Solutions’ engineers have a long association with open source software, contributing to a variety of projects, collaborating...