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Security as Code and Policy as Code

Latest Newsletter Edition

The solution to maintaining high quality in a rapid development cycle with the minimum of technical debt is to look at ways to reduce the overhead of managing policies and standards and automate their enforcement. The answer is codifying these policies and standards.

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Previous Newsletter Editions

Toil: SREs' Worst Nightmare

In this newsletter, we take a closer look at toil and explore how policy-as-code can be used to reduce toil in organizations.

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Policy as Code
Security in the Cloud-Native Era

The cloud-native space and development have redefined how organizations do business; they bring to the table

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Protect your cloud infrastructure by adopting zero trust principles.

Zero Trust Architecture and Zero Trust Networks have been in the news a lot lately. The US Federal government has been pushing hard on agencies to adopt zero-trust cybersecurity architectures.

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How to Build a Security-First Culture

In our SaC (Security-as-code) podcast, we talk to industry experts and leaders in cloud security about the

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New from Magalix - CIS Benchmarks Policy Pack

CIS Benchmarks, a set of cybersecurity best practices, is now a standard at Magalix. We’ve mapped CIS Benchmark controls to Magalix Policies so that you can sort, filter, and group by this standard. 

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Policy as Code
New from Magalix Auto-Remediation Policies with GitHub

Earlier this year, Magalix fully integrated with GitHub Actions. With this integration, teams were alerted with any security and compliance violations at run-time but DevOps engineers still had to invest time and resources to fix the issues.

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New from Magalix - MITRE ATT&CK for Enterprise Policies

At Magalix, we understand the complexities and the challenges of securing the Kubernetes stack and the cloud-native ecosystem. And as such, we are happy to announce the release of MITRE ATT&CK for Enterprise Policy Pack, along with the associated reporting.

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Policy as Code
Cyber-Resilient Infrastructure with Security-as-Code

The ephemeral nature of the cloud-native world has significantly raised the stakes for cybersecurity. How can companies build cyber resilient software and infrastructure in the face of evolving cyber threats?  How can business leaders capture the full benefits of cloud - speed and agility - in a way that is secure, scalable, and sustainable? 

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Policy as Code
New Magalix Policies - PCI DSS Compliance

Understanding the complexity of the PCI DSS compliance first hand, we are proud to announce the general availability of PCI-DSS support within our extensive Magalix Policy Library. We have partnered with FinTech organizations, PCI-auditors, and our own collective experiences within the space to provide a one-to-one mapping of Policies to PCI requirements, covering all 12 PCI-DSS controls.

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Policy as Code
New from Magalix! - Magalix GitHub Actions

With GitHub Actions, teams can now automate, customize, and execute their software development workflows in their own repository. Allowing for any customization, teams have the flexibility to create and share any jobs, such as CI/CD. And now, Magalix is now fully integrated with GitHub Actions.

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Policy as Code
New from Magalix! - Application Policy Pack

At Magalix, we’ve decided to help teams and organizations tighten the security of their applications and containers through The Cloud-Native Application Policy Pack. 

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Policy as Code
An OCI Technology Partner - Magalix Supports OKE

We have exciting news to share with you this week. Magalix Enterprise is now an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) technology partner. As an OCI partner, Magalix fully supports Oracle Kubernetes Engine (OKE), enabling users to secure their OKE infrastructure with Magalix security-as-code platform. 

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Policy as Code
Starting a New Chapter - Security-as-Code

We introduce to you the SaC: Security-as-Code. SaC is all about codifying and automating security into DevOps workflows. In the most basic of definitions, SaC is about enabling companies to innovate confidently and securely. 

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Policy as Code
Starting a New Chapter: Security-as-Code

Security-as-code (SaC) is an effective and relatively new practice to many engineers. We understand that practitioners want to know how they keep their agility while securing their infrastructure and applications with SaC. And as such, we have shifted gears and our focus to SaC. Our product, website, and blog are now focused on the value companies can reap with SaC, shifting security left, codifying security policies, and more.

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Kubernetes
Stay Compliant, Manage Growing Developer Teams and Demands

Our focus is on Kubernetes security and how you can protect your cloud-native infrastructure by Shifting-Left. We have several blogs that tackle the security challenges in the cloud-native sphere and how baking security measure can help secure your infrastructure. 

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Policy as Code
The FinTech Connudurm

The financial world is changing. Small banks are becoming big banks, cryptocurrencies are the cool kids on the block, passing cash back and forth is becoming antiquated. In this last Superbowl,  not a single vendor was allowed to accept cash!  

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Kubernetes
Shifting Security Left

In this issue, our focus is on Kubernetes security and how you can protect your cloud-native infrastructure by Shifting-Left.  We have several blogs that tackle the security challenges in the cloud-native sphere and how baking security measure can help secure your infrastructure. 

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Governance
Coming Up: [Live Webinar] Shifting Security Left in the DevOps Era

We invite you to attend our upcoming live webinar and learn from Magalix experts the 3 key elements to successfully shifting security left; Open, Integrated, and Visible.

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Kubernetes
Policy-as-Code Webinar, New Governance Blog, and Latest Industry News.

Magalix held a great, interactive webinar yesterday highlighting the 5 key takeaways of policy-as-code sessions that took place in KubeCon NA 2020.  Missed it? You can watch the replay anytime. 

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DEVOPS
Going to KubeCon NA? Enter our AirPods giveaway!

KubeCon North America 2020 is in less than 2 weeks. We'll be there to talk governance, policy management, and much more. Come meet us and get a free consultation!

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DEVOPS
Questions about Policy Management on Kubernetes? Come to our CNCF Webinar, November 4th 2020.

On November 4th, come get all of your Governance 101 questions answered by our CTO, Ahmed Badran. He will cover What Kubernetes Governance is and why it is important

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Kubernetes
Capacity Management Webinars, Tutorials, and More.

Next week: if capacity planning for memory and CPU usage in your pods is giving you and your team a major headache, come to our third webinar in the Capacity Management Webinar series (register below).

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Kubernetes
Kubernetes Optimization Webinar - How To Cut Your Cloud Infrastructure Cost by 40%

Join our live webinar tomorrow to learn how to optimize your infrastructure resources (CPU, memory, and node pool in Kubernetes) with focus on cost saving. 

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Kubernetes
Reducing your Google Cloud Platform bill by 40%? Come see how.

One week from today, come learn how to optimize your cloud infrastructure resources (CPU, memory, and node pool in Kubernetes) with a focus on cost savings. 

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Kubernetes
Questions about Kubernetes optimization, governance, or capacity management? We've got just the thing

Speaking of webinars, on September 24th we'll be covering Kubernetes Optimization and most importantly, we'll show you step by step how we saved 40% on our monthly cloud bill.

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Kubernetes
Webinars to help you raise your Kubernetes game

If you're getting this, chances are you came to our blog to learn about CI/CD on Kubernetes, or downloaded one of our eBooks on key subject matter areas of Kubernetes like capacity management or application patterns.

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Kubernetes
Live Webinar - 5 Steps To Better Capacity Management On Kubernetes

Learn the basics of capacity management live, this upcoming Monday, August 10th, with Magalix.

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Kubernetes
Announcing our next webinar - Capacity Management on Kubernetes

Capacity management, or in other words, defining your CPU and Mem limits and requests specifically for how your apps and processes use them on Kubernetes to manage the tradeoff between cost, performance, and resource use, is a constant challenge for teams who are migrating to or are already in production with K8s.

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Kubernetes
Best Practices: Ingress Policies, and Kafka on K8s.

This week, we bring you two new heavy-hitting articles. If you're trying to understand the best practices of using Kafka on Kubernetes, or trying to help your team get their heads around Ingress best practices, have we got the article for you.

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Kubernetes
Reducing your Google Cloud Platform bill by 40%? Come see how.

One week from today, come learn how to optimize your cloud infrastructure resources (CPU, memory, and node pool in Kubernetes) with a focus on cost savings. 

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Open Policy Agent
Capacity Management Resources: Webinar and eBook!

Earlier this week we paired with WeaveWorks to bring the cloud-native community a deep-dive on capacity management basics. Check out the stream here, and download the eBook below.

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Open Policy Agent
Enforce Your Policy (and any!) Best Practices with Magalix KubeAdvisor.

Today we're happy to announce that you can now get the full benefits of OPA in Magalix without the complexities of OPA setup, deployment, and integration.

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Kubernetes
Webinar on Capacity Management and GitOps with Weaveworks!

Mark your calendars - June 30th, 2020 we'll be hosting a joint webinar with Weaveworks, to cover cloud-native capacity management and security best practices. Our CTO, Ahmed Badran

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Announcing our first live webinar on Capacity Management and more!

Mark your calendars - June 30th, 2020 we'll be hosting a joint webinar with WeaveWorks, to cover cloud-native capacity management and security best practices.

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Policy as Code
Starting a New Chapter: Security-as-Code

Security-as-code (SaC) is an effective and relatively new practice to many engineers. We understand that practitioners want to know how they keep their agility while securing their infrastructure and applications with SaC. And as such, we have shifted gears and our focus to SaC. Our product, website, and blog are now focused on the value companies can reap with SaC, shifting security left, codifying security policies, and more.

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Open Policy Agent
Enforce Your Policy (and any!) Best Practices with Magalix KubeAdvisor.

Today we're happy to announce that you can now get the full benefits of OPA in Magalix without the complexities of OPA setup, deployment, and integration.

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