Key Findings from Fortinet’s 2019 State of DevOps Security Report

Digital transformation involves redistributing data, computing and processes to reduce overhead, simplify operations and enhance productivity. One of the most impactful outcomes is that workflows, data access and analysis, and transactions are all being moved to web applications. DevOps went mainstream in 2017 with 84% of enterprises adopting DevOps principles, Continue Reading

mysqlbinlog: support for protocol compression

We are happy to share with you that the mysqlbinlog tool has been enhanced. Starting on 8.0.17, the user can instruct the mysqlbinlog tool to negotiate, with the server that it connects to, whether to use protocol compression or not. Since MySQL 5.6, the mysqlbinlog tool can connect to a Continue Reading

A Breakthrough in Usability – Automatic Node Provisioning

As announced in the previous blog post, MySQL InnoDB Cluster just got a very much requested feature which makes a complete, out-of-the-box, easy-to-use and versatile HA solution – Automatic Node Provisioning. InnoDB cluster users can now rely on it for every single step of cluster deployment and management. From instance configuration Continue Reading

Automatic provisioning in Group Replication

With the release of version 8.0.17 of MySQL, we bring to you the brand new Clone plugin. Allowing you to get physical snapshots of data stored in InnoDB, this new plugin is an ideal addition to your Group Replication setup. When joining a new server into a running replication group, Continue Reading

Cyber Threats And Financial Services

This is a summary of an article written for Global Banking and Finance Review by Fortinet’s Senior Security Strategist/Researcher and CTI Lead, Tony Giandomenico. The entire article can be accessed here. Cyber criminals continue to target the financial services industry to steal payment card data, online banking accounts, and to compromise Continue Reading

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Automatic Node Provisioning

The MySQL Development Team is very excited and proud of what was achieved in this 8.0.17 GA release! The spotlight is on… A game-changer feature – Automatic Node provisioning! This has been an extremely desired and important feature, and it has been accomplished, once again, with tight integration and cooperation of Continue Reading

MySQL 8.0.17 Replication Enhancements

MySQL 8.0.17 is out. In addition to fixing a few bugs here and there, we also have a couple of new replication features that I would like to present. Thence, allow me to give you a quick summary. As usual, there shall be follow-up blog posts providing details, so stay Continue Reading

A Deep Dive Into IcedID Malware: Part III – Analysis of Child Processes

FortiGuard Labs Threat Analysis Report Series In Part II of this blog series, we identified three child processes that were created by the IcedID malware. In Part III below, we’ll provide a deep analysis of those child processes. Let’s get started! 0x01 Child process A (entry offset: 0x168E) This first Continue Reading

Leveraging Cloud APIs for Comprehensive Security

This is a summary of an article written for CloudTech by Fortinet’s Lior Cohen. The entire article can be accessed here. According to research published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, 85% of enterprises currently operate a multi-cloud environment, and 98% of companies plan to use multiple clouds by Continue Reading

cPanel TSR-2019-0004 Full Disclosure | cPanel Newsroom

Yesterday cPanel released new builds for all public update tiers. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the cPanel & WHM product. Below is the full disclosure of the changes included in that update. Information on cPanel’s security ratings is available at https://go.cpanel.net/securitylevels. If your deployed cPanel & WHM servers Continue Reading

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