JSON Web Token (JWT) is the data format with bill-in signature and encryption mechanisms that are often used by modern web applications to store user sessions and application context, including authentication by SSO and meta-data. Usually, you can find JWT tokens in an Authentication Bearer HTTP headers for authenticated API calls. As Wikipedia says: “The tokens are signed either using a private secret or a public/private key. For example, a server could generate a token…
Wallarm’s Kubernetes Ingress controller is designed to help protect your Kubernetes cluster against cyberattacks. Its built-in web application firewall (WAF) is capable of detecting and blocking a wide range of common attacks against Kubernetes deployments. The previous article in this series discussed how to set up Wallarm’s Ingress controller to protect your Kubernetes cluster. However, there are a few configuration settings that you may need to modify in order to ensure optimal protection and performance…
Wallarm can protect North-South API in the applications that use Envoy as an alternative Ingress controller at the front end of a Kubernetes cluster. Wallarm can also protect edge traffic and also East-West Envoy API for Service-Mesh and Istio.
Andrew Jenkins of Aspen Mesh identifies three deployment options with regards to how a Service Mesh delivers its services:
- As a sidecar that runs alongside your microservice container
- As a library that can be built into each of the microservices
- As an agent that sit in the container infrastructure and provide the service to all the containers on that node
Kubernetes is becoming a common enough word, but what is it, how does it benefit your world, and how does it work?
Cut through the fluff and get to the heart of which DevOps trends are worth hitching your wagon (or budget) to in the coming years—and which should be marked with a hazard warning. From containers to chaos engineering, here are the DevOps trends to trash and the ones you’ll want to go fanboy on.”