5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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KernelCare Supports Debian 10 Automated Live Patching

KernelCare now supports Debian 10 automated live patching. As always, you can try KernelCare for free for 30 days at https://www.kernelcare.com/free-trial/

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Which Configuration Management (CM) Tool Should I Use? Spotlight on Puppet

Back in the nineties and early noughties, enterprises didn’t have to juggle too many servers. The rise of cloud computing has changed all that. Technologies like virtualization and containers now mean that the typical infrastructure is composed of many servers, hosting many applications. As always, a sharp increase in scale makes it hard to maintain

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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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Silex’s IoT Damage Shows the Need for Live Kernel Patching

In the last week of June 2019, a new type of malware emerged, dubbed “Silex.” Reminiscent of the BrickerBot malware of 2017, Silex went after IoT devices, and killed the operating systems of thousands of devices in a matter of hours. Silex was able to infect any system running a Linux distribution, and chiefly damaged

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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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SWAPGS: KernelCare patches on the way

KernelCare patches will start rolling out on Monday, 12 August.

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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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Protect Against Vulnerabilities in IoT Devices With Live Kernel Patching

A majority of embedded systems constitute internet-connected Things. Most of these embedded systems use ARM chips and device architectures, and run on an operating system based on the Linux kernel. IoT appliances and devices are wise to use Linux. It allows for multiple suppliers of software, development and support; it has a stable kernel; and it

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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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KernelCare Supports RHEL8 Automated Live Patching

KernelCare now supports RHEL8 automated live patching. As always, you can try KernelCare for free for 30 days at https://www.kernelcare.com/free-trial/

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Linus Torvalds on the Need for Rebootless Patching

Linux Torvalds is the creator and original developer of the Linux kernel. So when he has something to say about the future of software and cybersecurity, it’s wise to listen. Recently, at the KubeCon + CloudNative + Open Source Summit China in Shanghai, Torvalds warned of forthcoming challenges in the world of managing software. At the

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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
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KernelCare: The Distribution-Agnostic Approach to Live Kernel Patching

Once you’ve made the wise decision to switch from regularly rebooting your servers to live patching your Linux kernel, you have some decisions to make. There are a few different providers of live patching. Which is best for your server fleet?  

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The Grave Danger of Kernel Vulnerabilities – and the Importance of Kernel Patching

SysAdmins will usually rationalise their delays in kernel patching with the argument that most patches are minor, correcting small, unthreatening flaws. They will point out that most kernel vulnerabilities are no big deal, that they aren’t any sort of invitation to malicious hackers. But here’s the point: Now and again, a kernel vulnerability comes along which is

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