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COVID-19’s Impact On Infrastructure Security

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It’s no secret that COVID-19 is negatively impacting businesses of all sizes in a number of ways. Some more obvious than others.  Unless you are in IT,...
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Personal Policy

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My laptop was getting stale… I’ve been using it every work day for about 2.5 years now and so much software is installed it just boggles my...
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CFEngine 3.16 – Compliance

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Today we announce the newest additions to CFEngine. CFEngine 3.16 brings several improvements, bug fixes, and new features. The theme for this release has been compliance,...
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How CFEngine stays ahead of the pack

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Blazing the trail CFEngine was the first Configuration Management solution on the market, and while we have made many and significant changes and improvements to CFEngine in...
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CFEngine in a High Performance Computing environment

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CFEngine in HPC  In High-Performance Computing (HPC) uptime and performance are very important. HPC is an area of computing that often focuses on research and development, supporting...
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Getting out from under a SIGBUS BUS_ADRALN on Solaris/HP-UX

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Introduction In the CFEngine Core team, we have recently been working on a fix for our WaitForCriticalSection() function. In short, the function checks a timestamp in a...
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CFEngine 3.12.5 and 3.15.2 released

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Yesterday, packages for CFEngine 3.12.5 and 3.15.2 were made available. This release announcement was delayed in support of Blackout Tuesday in the United States of America. We...
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Introducing cf-secret – Secret encryption in CFEngine

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Contributor and CFEngine Champion, Jon Henrik Bjørnstad, developed a tool for encrypting files using CFEngine host keys, called cf-keycrypt. Thank you to Jon Henrik and all...
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CVE-2019-19394 – Mission Portal JavaScript Injection vulnerability

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A vulnerability was recently discovered in CFEngine Mission Portal and has now been fixed. Under certain circumstances, it was possible to inject JavaScript code into data...
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CFEngine 3.12.4-2 released

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Today we released 3.12.4-2. Shortly after releasing 3.12.4-1, we identified a permissions problem that prevents 3.12.4-1 from contributing data to a 3.15 hub setup for federated...
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