How To Succeed in Identity Management Without Really Trying

Marc BoorshteinAmazon Web Services, Cloud, Cloud Native, ficam, icam, Identity Management, Implementation Costs, Linux, Open Source, OpenShift, Red Hat, sso, user provisioning

I do identity management the manual way! If it works and I control it then there I stay! The Company Way – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying When I was a kid my parents took me to see Matthew Broderick in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, a show that pokes fun at American corporate … Read More

Marc BoorshteinHow To Succeed in Identity Management Without Really Trying

Containers are (Not) Doomed Because of Dirty Cow, and Why Identity Management is Important For Mitigation

Marc BoorshteinCloud, Cloud Native, Identity Management, Kubernetes, Linux, Open Source, OpenShift, Red Hat

OK, sorry for the click bait style headline but for the first blog of the new year I thought I’d have some fun. I came across a blog post on twitter from @geek_king about this real nasty bug in the kernel that can give you root access to the host server, breaking out of your container. Is this a big … Read More

Marc BoorshteinContainers are (Not) Doomed Because of Dirty Cow, and Why Identity Management is Important For Mitigation

Unison 1.0.8 Available

Marc BoorshteinAmazon Web Services, Cloud, Cloud Native, Identity Management, Infrastructure as a Service, Kubernetes, Linux, Open Source, OpenShift, PaaS, ubuntu

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of Unison and OpenUnison 1.0.8. This release brings new features specifically aimed at Cloud Native systems: OpenID Connect support, both as a relying party and as an identity provider Kubernetes SSO integration MongoDB Support for storing authorization data and additional attributes outside of your corporate Active Directory Identity Management for OpenShift and OpenStack … Read More

Marc BoorshteinUnison 1.0.8 Available

OpenShift Compliance and Identity Management

Marc BoorshteinCloud, Cloud Native, Compliance, Identity Management, Implementation Costs, Open Source, OpenShift, Red Hat

The OpenShift team at Red Hat has put together a GREAT compliance guide for OpenShift.  This doc does a great job detailing each control in NIST 800-53.  There’s one major compliance issue that this document explicitly leaves to the “Organization” – identity management.  As you go through this document you’ll notice that nearly every control that deals with identity management … Read More

Marc BoorshteinOpenShift Compliance and Identity Management