Testing strategies for your application

Testing strategies for your application

Testing is one of the fundamental components of DevOps and agile development in general. If automation gives DevOps the required speed and agility to deploy software quickly, only through extensive testing will those deployments achieve the required reliability that customers demand. A main tenet of a DevOps practice to achieve system reliability is the shift left principle. If your process for developing and deploying an application is depicted as a series of steps that are listed from left to right,…

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Granting minimal level of access for Azure Security Scans with AZSK

Granting minimal level of access for Azure Security Scans with AZSK

In order to carry out Azure Security Assessment with AZSK (Secure DevOps Kit for Azure) tool following Azure AD and IAM roles should be created. Global Reader and Security Reader in Azure AD Reader IAM RBAC Role in subscription scope Below is the detailed instruction for creating above mentioned two accounts Instruction to Create Account for AZSK Scans 1. Creating Account for Azure AD Navigate to Azure Active Directory >>> Users Create new or give permission to and existing account…

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Configuring Ubuntu SSH server to use Hashicorp Vault OTP

Configuring Ubuntu SSH server to use Hashicorp Vault OTP

This post will demonstrate how to configure vault and ssh server in order to use OTP for the login to SSH server. Following diagram depicts the process. After we have initialized and unsealed our vault server we need to enable ssh secrets engine with the following command: vault secrets enable ssh Write role to Vault ssh secrets engine. For the test purposes we will allow all IPs Vault write ssh/roles/admin key_type=otp default_user=vaultuser cidr_list=0.0.0.0/0,0.0.0.0/0 Now we need to configure login to…

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Enable Azure Diagnostic Logs Settings

Enable Azure Diagnostic Logs Settings

Logging to storage account $resource = Get-AzResource -Name [resource name] -ResourceGroupName [resource group name] $storage = Get-AzResource -Name [resource name] -ResourceGroupName [resource group name] Set-AzDiagnosticSetting –ResourceId $resource.ResourceId –StorageAccountId $storage.ResourceId -Enabled $true Streaming of diagnostic logs to Event Hub $rule = Get-AzServiceBusRule -ResourceGroup [resource group name] -Namespace [namespace] -Topic [topic] -Subscription [subscription] -Name [rule name] Set-AzureRmDiagnosticSetting -ResourceId $resource.ResourceId -ServiceBusRuleId $rule.Id -Enabled $true Streaming of diagnostic logs to a Log Analytics workspace $workspace = Get-AzOperationalInsightsWorkspace -Name [workspace name]-ResourceGroupName [resource group name] Set-AzureRmDiagnosticSetting…

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Recruiting tools.

Recruiting tools.

https://MailScoop.io – Free Email Finder https://Yesware.com – Email Tracker https://ResyMatch.io – Free Resume Scanner https://ResyBullet.io – Free Resume Bullet Analyzer https://ResyBuild.io – Free Resume Builder https://Canva.com – Free Graphic Design Tool  https://PhotoFeeler.com – Free LinkedIn Profile Pic Grader https://tagcrowd.com/

Azure virtual network service endpoints

Azure virtual network service endpoints

You’ve migrated your existing application and database servers for your ERP system to Azure as virtual machines. Now you’re considering using some Azure platform as a service (PaaS) services to reduce your costs and administrative requirements. Storage services will hold certain large file assets, such as engineering diagrams. These engineering diagrams have proprietary information in them, and must remain secure from unauthorized access. These files must only be accessible from specific systems. In this unit, you’ll look at how to…

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Azure VNET Peering

Azure VNET Peering

az network vnet create \     –resource-group learn-176d3f64-8002-4e62-b762-ac3929d20952 \     –name SalesVNet \     –address-prefix 10.1.0.0/16 \     –subnet-name Apps \     –subnet-prefix 10.1.1.0/24 \     –location northeurope     az network vnet create \     –resource-group learn-176d3f64-8002-4e62-b762-ac3929d20952 \     –name MarketingVNet \     –address-prefix 10.2.0.0/16 \     –subnet-name Apps \     –subnet-prefix 10.2.1.0/24 \     –location northeurope     az network vnet create \     –resource-group learn-176d3f64-8002-4e62-b762-ac3929d20952 \     –name ResearchVNet \     –address-prefix 10.3.0.0/16 \     –subnet-name Data \     –subnet-prefix 10.3.1.0/24 \     –location westeurope     az network vnet list –output table =============================================== az network vnet peering create \     –name…

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Azure Site to Site VPN Configuation

Azure Site to Site VPN Configuation

We will create Site to Site VPN connection with two VNETs. By this way we are simulating Cloud and On-Prem sites as in the following diagram az network vnet create \     –resource-group learn-ee8df1a4-1b8d-4bd1-86fc-7c05ca89bf17 \     –name Azure-VNet-1 \     –address-prefix 10.0.0.0/16 \     –subnet-name Services \     –subnet-prefix 10.0.0.0/24     az network vnet subnet create \     –resource-group learn-ee8df1a4-1b8d-4bd1-86fc-7c05ca89bf17 \     –vnet-name Azure-VNet-1 \     –address-prefix 10.0.255.0/27 \     –name GatewaySubnet     az network local-gateway create \     –resource-group learn-ee8df1a4-1b8d-4bd1-86fc-7c05ca89bf17 \     –gateway-ip-address 94.0.252.160 \     –name LNG-HQ-Network \     –local-address-prefixes 172.16.0.0/16     az network…

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10. Same-Origin Policy and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing

10. Same-Origin Policy and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing

1. SAME-ORIGIN POLICY INTRODUCED Same-Origin Policy (SOP) is a major security concept that is built-in in all contemporary browsers. Its main goal is to prevent access attempts of dynamic web page elements (like scripts) to data on resources of a different origin.In the security context, SOP prevents malicious web sites from retrieving confidential data from restricted locations on behalf of users and without their acknowledgment.User agents that are compliant with SOP, restrict requests issued from one origin to another origin….

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9. Front End Security Basics: Secure Cookie Flag

9. Front End Security Basics: Secure Cookie Flag

1. VULNERABILITY INTRODUCED Properly implemented data protection is an essential component of the security of any web application. It allows the users to know who they are communicating with, whether or not their communication channel is encrypted, and that the data is not manipulated in transit. Applications frequently fail to authenticate, encrypt, and protect the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive data transmitted through the network. For example, when HTTP protocol is used, the traffic (including cookies) is sent in plain…

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