First, there was the virtual machine. Then came the container. Now, welcome to the unikernel, the latest initiative for atomising computing.
Will it ever go away? The basic password is still alive and well.
It’s not paranoia, they really are out to get you. When the very organisations promoting IT security manage to botch it up, it’s difficult to have confidence in anything anymore.
People – “Can’t live with them, can’t live without them” might be the motto for many enterprises and their chief information security officers (CISOs).
Hollywood (once again) got there first. Remember those films in which shadowy figures hiss “Trust no-one!” before vanishing from the scene?
If you’ve worked in IT development for hardware or software, or had dealings with that world, you may well have seen the statistics about the costs of fixing bugs.