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Robert Brennan is Director of Open Source Software at Fairwinds.

8 minute read
| May 5, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: Locking Down Network Access with Fairwinds Insights

In our second blog covering the NSA Kubernetes Hardening Guidelines, we will discuss the myriad ways Fairwinds Insights—along with open source and cloud native... Read More
7 minute read
| April 29, 2022

NSA Hardening Guide: Three Ways Fairwinds Insights Can Root Out Poor Pod Security

The NSA has released a stringent set of guidelines for hardening your Kubernetes clusters. The 38-page document outlines a strong defense-in-depth approach to minimize the... Read More
1 minute read
| March 29, 2022

Polaris, Open Source Configuration Validation, Now in ValidKube

Fairwinds’ open source project, Polaris, helps users configuring workloads ensure Kubernetes best practices are followed. Contributing to the open source and Kubernetes... Read More
5 minute read
| February 23, 2022

Poor Kubernetes Configuration Can Impact the Security of Your Clusters in Surprising Ways

Misconfigurations in the world of Kubernetes happen all the time. And they are a big deal, as improper configuration affects important factors like container security,... Read More
5 minute read
| January 19, 2022

A Kubernetes Overview Says Proper Configuration is Key to Saving Money

In our recent white paper, 5 Ways to Optimize Your Kubernetes Ownership, we discuss the myriad benefits associated with a robust service ownership model. Aside from... Read More
3 minute read
| January 5, 2022

How Fairwinds Insights Can Help You Identify log4j Container Vulnerabilities

The zero-day vulnerability known as log4j has been described as one of the most serious security issues in recent years, allowing attackers to remotely execute code and gain... Read More
3 minute read
| November 10, 2021

Find Out How Your Kubernetes Workloads Compare in Our New Benchmark Report

After working long and hard to establish comprehensive and effective Kubernetes ownership, and getting each of your development teams to properly configure their workloads,... Read More
3 minute read
| November 9, 2021

Fairwinds Insights Now Integrates with PagerDuty

At Fairwinds, we rely on PagerDuty to manage our on call rotations and support our customers—we’re big fans of their product and can’t imagine living without it. Conversely,... Read More
4 minute read
| October 20, 2021

Is Kubernetes Service Ownership the Key to Better Container Security?

In the world of software development and Kubernetes, service ownership means development teams take responsibility for supporting the products they deliver, at every stage of... Read More
8 minute read
| October 5, 2021

Here Are the 4 Hottest Topics To Look For at KubeCon This Year

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2021 is back! The Cloud Native Computer Foundation’s flagship conference is right around the corner on October 13-15 in Los Angeles, CA.  Read More
5 minute read
| September 27, 2021

Welcome to Pluto, the Starting Place for Open Source Development

Hello from Pluto, the little planet with big open source value. Once considered a full-size sphere in the cosmos, Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet in 2006 when it no... Read More
4 minute read
| September 20, 2021

Operationalize Kubernetes Open Source Tools at Scale With Fairwinds Insights

At Fairwinds, we have a long history managing hundreds of Kubernetes clusters across dozens of organizations. To manage that complexity and keep our customers online and... Read More