JFrog Launches Free Subscription to Multi-Cloud DevOps Platform with Built-in Open Source Security Scanning

Development teams can accelerate delivery with universal package management, DevSecOps tools and cloud-native CI/CD solutions across major cloud providers

The JFrog Platform Free Subscription

JFrog launches a free subscription to its Multi-Cloud DevOps platform with built-in open source security scanning.
JFrog launches a free subscription to its Multi-Cloud DevOps platform with built-in open source security scanning.
JFrog launches a free subscription to its Multi-Cloud DevOps platform with built-in open source security scanning.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JFrog, the liquid software company, today announced the general availability of a free subscription of its universal, hybrid and multi-cloud DevOps Platform, including industry-leading DevSecOps capabilities offered at no cost.

The JFrog Platform is used by some of the largest enterprises in the world to streamline and accelerate their delivery. Available on all major public cloud providers—AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform— and across 18 cloud regions, the free subscription of the JFrog Platform includes:

  • JFrog Artifactory, a universal software package (binary) management

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Can temperature scanning slow COVID-19 spread? Airports are the testing ground for new tech

A camera in the security lines at Dallas Love Field is scanning every passerby for elevated temperatures, in a test by the airport and Southwest Airlines to find out if it can detect sick people before they board flights.

In the back hallways, employees are getting temperature checks at kiosks before they start work each day, trying to keep sick employees out of the airport, too.

As airlines, companies and governments scramble to reopen a battered economy facing the eighth month of a worldwide pandemic, airports are now the frontline for evolving thermal imaging technologies designed to pick out infected travelers before they can spread COVID-19 further.

Temperature scanning device makers such as Dallas-based Wello Inc. and Beaumont’s Infared Cameras Inc. have suddenly been inundated with requests for their technology. Even small restaurants, hotels and schools are asking about it.

“It’s not just convention centers and airlines,” said Gary Strahan,

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Anyline Launches Contactless Smartphone ID Scanning for Hospitality Industry

VIENNA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 1, 2020–

​Hotels, pubs, and restaurants across Australia are pulling back punters, but losing time to typing. Track and trace regulations require establishments to register information on each guest, causing delays for many patrons, while others are deliberately falsifying their data.

Tackling these issues, Austrian technology firm Anyline has launched software to scan Australian driving licenses and passports on any smartphone. This technology give hospitality personnel a quick and contactless way to gather the data needed from each guest on entry. In contrast to QR code systems, guests do not need to type in their information themselves, meaning incorrect data cannot be entered.

“The hospitality industry is caught between a rock and a hard place: fighting every day to protect jobs and welcome back guests while doing all in their power to ensure safety,” said Anyline CEO Lukas Kinigadner. “But when the staff has a quick and contactless

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Amazon is letting customers pay for groceries by scanning their palm at its Go convenience stores



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  • Amazon is trialing its new Amazon One palm-scanning payment tech at two of its Seattle convenience stores, it announced on Tuesday. This allows you to pay by waving your hand.
  • The service connects your palm print to a credit card.
  • You can even sign up with both hands, Amazon said, because “you never know which palm will be free when you need it.”
  • Amazon is trialing the tech at two Amazon Go stores. It hopes to expand the tech to other stores, sports stadiums, and even offices.
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Amazon is letting customers pay with the palm of their hand at two of its Seattle convenience stores.

The e-commerce giant is trialling its new contactless Amazon One payment method, which connects your palm print to a credit card so that you can pay by waving your hand in front

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GitHub launches code scanning to unearth vulnerabilities early

GitHub is officially launching a new code-scanning tool today, designed to help developers identify vulnerabilities in their code before it’s deployed to the public.

The new feature is the result of an acquisition last year when GitHub snapped up San Francisco-based code analysis platform Semmle; the Microsoft-owned code-hosting platform revealed at the time that it would make Semmle’s CodeQL analysis engine available natively across all open source and enterprise repositories. After several months in beta, code scanning is now rolling out to all developers.

Breaches

It’s estimated that some 60% of security breaches involve unpatched vulnerabilities. Moreover, 99% of all software projects are believed to contain at least one open source component, meaning that dodgy code can have a significant knock-on impact for many companies.

Typically, fixing vulnerabilities requires a researcher to first find the vulnerability and disclose it to the repository maintainer, who fixes the issue and alerts the

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Amazon One lets you pay at stores by scanning your palm

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Palm reading has arrived at two Amazon Go stores.


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Amazon already got rid of checkout lines at its brick-and-mortar Amazon Go stores. Now, it wants to make getting into those stores easier too. Starting Tuesday, the retail giant will let people use its latest biometric tech — dubbed Amazon One — to enter two Amazon Go locations in Seattle. 

“Amazon One is a fast, convenient, contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or badging into work more effortless,” Dilip Kumar, Amazon’s vice president of physical retail and technology, said Tuesday in a blog post. “The service is designed to be highly secure and uses custom-built algorithms and hardware to create a person’s unique palm signature.”

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Sysdig Boosts AWS Security with the First Automated Inline Scanning for Fargate

Sysdig also adds threat detection using AWS CloudTrail with open source Falco

Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, today announced automated inline image scanning for AWS Fargate containers, directly in Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR). Sysdig is the first container and Kubernetes security platform to offer inline scanning for Fargate, which doesn’t require customers to share images or registry credentials outside of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. Sysdig also announced the addition of threat detection using AWS CloudTrail with Falco, the runtime security tool created by Sysdig, and now a CNCF project. The announcement today focuses on closing the visibility and security gap for organizations running on AWS, including in serverless environments like Fargate. The Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform is based on open source technologies. By marrying rich data with context, Sysdig provides deep visibility to organizations looking to embed security, validate compliance, and maximize availability across their entire

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Amazon Pitches New Palm Scanning Tech For Stadiums, Offices As Consumer Privacy Concerns Linger

Topline

New technology announced Tuesday by Amazon that allows the palm of a user’s hand to double as a credit card or company ID could find its way into use in office buildings and sports stadiums, according to the e-commerce giant, which said it chose the palm technology because it’s “more private” than other biometric markers as consumers continue to have concerns over data privacy and big tech.

Key Facts

The technology, called Amazon One, uses custom-built algorithms and hardware to create a person’s unique “palm signature,” allowing for everything from making credit card or loyalty card purchases to entering a location like a stadium, or badging

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