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Weekly Blog Wrap-Up (August 28 – August 31, 2023)

Tim Walker

September 1, 2023 - Senior Content Writer

Welcome to the TuxCare Weekly Blog Wrap-Up – your go-to resource for the latest insights on cybersecurity strategy, Linux security, and how to simplify the way your organization protects its data and customers.

At TuxCare, we understand the importance of safeguarding your valuable data and ensuring the smooth operation of your Linux infrastructure. That’s why our team of Linux and open-source experts is dedicated to providing you with the most up-to-date information, Linux tips, and patch management solutions.

In each edition of our Weekly Blog Wrap-Up, you’ll get a short breakdown of all our informative and thought-provoking blog posts and video blogs from the past week. Whether you’re seeking expert insights into Linux security best practices, practical tips to optimize your system performance, or comprehensive strategies to streamline patch management, you’ll find it all here!

We believe that knowledge is key to staying one step ahead in the ever-evolving world of Linux security, and our goal is to empower your organization with the tools and expertise needed to strengthen your Linux environment.


Feel free to click on the following blog post and video blog summaries to check out each in its entirety:


Balancing FedRAMP Vulnerability Patching and High Availability Requirements



Balancing the stringent security requirements of FedRAMP compliance, which mandates timely vulnerability patching, with the high availability demands of modern cloud computing presents a challenge for cloud service providers. Leveraging advanced technologies like live patching, automating vulnerability assessments, and adopting robust patch management practices allow providers to address these dual obligations effectively, ensuring both secure and uninterrupted cloud services.


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The Real Cost of Hardware Level Vulnerabilities: Money, Performance, and Trust

hardware-level vulnerabilities


Hardware vulnerabilities have historically impacted the IT industry, causing trust and performance issues. The financial repercussions are profound, as fixes can lead to diminished capabilities despite users paying premium prices, challenging the industry’s balance of security, performance, and cost.


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PHP 5 End of Life: Navigating the Transition



The PHP 5 end-of-life presented significant challenges for developers, emphasizing the need for migration to newer versions. Leveraging tools and strategic approaches, developers managed to evolve their practices, ensuring enhanced security and superior web experiences.


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Supply Chain Attacks: A Java Dependency Nightmare that Became a Reality

Java Supply Chain


The Apache Struts vulnerability in 2017 exposed the risks of software dependencies, leading to significant security breaches like the Equifax incident. Mitigating such risks requires regular vulnerability scanning, adopting a least privilege model, and partnering with trusted organizations to ensure up-to-date and secure dependencies.


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