Category: Cloud Native

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That’s right, except for one single use case, you shouldn’t ever use certificates for authentication to Kubernetes clusters.  Its simply not as secure as it appears, especially when OpenID Connect is available.  In this blog post we’re going to walk through a quick refresher of public key cryptography, detail why using it for authentication to…
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Our open source Kubernetes Identity Manager is a great way to manage your Kubernetes cluster.  It gives you an authentication portal you can use to access to your dashboard and use kubectl without messing with kube/config files as well as a way to consistently provision namespaces and manage access to those namespaces.  There are other…
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We're proud to announce the release of Unison and OpenUnison 1.0.13.  This is a maintenance release with some minor updates for easier integration into development environments, better support for OpenShift 3.7 and other user facing enhancements.  OpenUnison and Unison are both available from the Downloads page and the documentation is available as well. Tasks: 1.0.13...
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…