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Kubernetes Vulnerability - CVE-2018-1002105

Kubernetes Vulnerability - CVE-2018-1002105

by Mike 'MJ' Johnson Cole Kennedy | Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 | News

With the popularity of Kubernetes, there is always potential for security vulnerabilities to be uncovered. And well, this one is a doozy. What is it? The Kubernetes team just released a fix for CVE-2018-1002105 which allowed for anyone with API access (privileged or not) to use a specifically crafted request to obtain privilege escalation and take control of your Kubernetes cluster. Ouch. From the CVE: “With a specially crafted request, users that are authorized to establish a connection through the Kubernetes API server to a backend server can then send arbitrary requests over the same connection directly to that backend, authenticated with the Kubernetes API server’s TLS credentials used to establish the backend connection.

BoxBoat Announces Acquisition of Advanced Cloud Services (ACS)

BoxBoat Announces Acquisition of Advanced Cloud Services (ACS)

by Tim Hohman | Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 | News

BoxBoat adds DevOps-as-a-Service Managed Services offering Washington, DC – October 11, 2018 – BoxBoat Technologies, LLC (BoxBoat), a leading DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy, and Advanced Cloud Services (ACS), a Managed-Service Provider for Cloud Native Technologies supporting enterprise DevOps, announced today that BoxBoat has acquired ACS to further their combined efforts in leveraging modern methods of software delivery and hybrid cloud to deliver rapid digital transformation to commercial enterprises and governments.

BoxBoat Joins CNCF as Silver Member

BoxBoat Joins CNCF as Silver Member

by Will Kinard | Monday, Jul 30, 2018 | Kubernetes News

BoxBoat is proud to announce our newest committment to delivering the best available container enablement services to our clients. We strive to hire and retain only the best of the best as BoxBoat team members; joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a Silver Kubernetes Certified Service Provider recognizes this expertise. We are excited to continue our training, experience, and contribution to the Kubernetes community, as well as to our clients, with the support of the CNCF.

Docker EE Federation

Docker EE Federation

by Will Kinard | Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 | Docker News

While our minds have already shifted ahead to Dockercon Europe, there was one announcement in particular from Dockercon2018 that everyone should take notice. Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) will soon allow organizations to federate applications across not only other deployments of itself, but accompanying Kubernetes cloud-hosted solutions like AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). This pivotal business decision for Docker Inc. demonstrates that they are listening to their customers and should allow them to continue to be the go-to container platform for enterprises across the globe.

Welcome our new Docker Captain!

Welcome our new Docker Captain!

by Will Kinard | Monday, Apr 9, 2018 | Docker News

Brandon Mitchell, BoxBoat Solutions Architect, has been accepted into the Docker Captains Program! https://www.docker.com/captains/brandon-mitchell Brandon Mitchell is a Solutions Architect for BoxBoat. He started with Linux when Slackware was shipped on floppy disks and has been hooked ever since. In his day job, he helps clients deploying docker CE, EE, Swarm, and CI/CD pipelines. In his spare time, he’s answering questions on StackOverflow as BMitch or Tweeting under @sudo_bmitch. For a break from the keyboard, he enjoys biking and backpacking, not at the same time.

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