The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


IN THE NEWS:

The Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw: Innovation still needs IT security expertise

On Monday, we issued a critical Security Advisory and patches for CVE-2018-1002105, a privilege escalation flaw impacting Kubernetes. This fix is the result of the efforts of the Kubernetes community and leading contributors like Red Hat.


SUBMISSIONS OPEN:

Submissions Open for 2019 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year Award

Since 2006, Red Hat has recognized Red Hat® Certified Professionals (RHCP) who demonstrate ingenuity, hard work, and expertise. RHCPs can nominate themselves for the award or be nominated by a customer, team member, employer, or Red Hat employee.


CHECK IT OUT:

InfoQ - The Future of OpenJDK at Red Hat

InfoQ recently spoke with Rich Sharples, senior director of product management for Middleware at Red Hat, to discuss OpenJDK and Red Hat's involvement with it.


LISTEN TO THE PODCAST:

Command Line Heroes: Season 2: Episode 7 - At Your Serverless

What does serverless really mean? Of course there are still servers — the basics of the internet aren't changing. But what can developers accomplish when someone else handles the servers?


RECOMMENDED READING:

Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization delivers increased efficiencies for storage and compute at the edge

This week, we announced the next iteration of our enterprise-grade, open source approach in this space — Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization 1.5. We invite you to attend our upcoming webinar on December 11 to learn more.


Of interest

News to note—just for you