Kafdrop flaw allows data from Kafka clusters to be exposed Internet-wide

Researchers at Spectral discovered a security flaw in Kafdrop, a popular open-source UI and management interface for Apache Kafka clusters that has been downloaded more than 20 million times. Kafdrop security flaw Companies affected range from major global players to smaller organizations in healthcare, insurance, media, and IoT – basically anyone using Kafdrop with Apache […]

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The Importance of Out-of-Band Networks, (Mon, Dec 6th)

Out-of-band (or "OoB") networks are usually dedicated to management tasks. Many security appliances and servers have dedicated management interfaces that are used to set up, control, and monitor the device. A best practice is to connect those management interfaces to a dedicated network that is not directly connected to the network used to carry applications/users' data. If […]

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