Alexandra Mitroshkina

Product Marketing Manager of KernelCare with 5 years experience in Advertising, Marketing and Project management for IT, mHealth and FinTech areas
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RSA Conference 2020: What not to miss

Feb 17, 2020 8:00:00 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in RSA Conference 2020, RSAC 2020


KernelCare will be at this year’s RSA Conference 2020 USA, in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, from 24 to 28 February 2020. We look forward to seeing you at Booth #6279 in the North Expo.

This year’s session is titled:

Enabling Compliance with Faster Patch Management

Igor Seletskiy, KernelCare’s CEO, will be in Moscone South on Thursday, February 27, 11:00–11:20, where he’ll discuss how KernelCare helps organizations with their compliance needs.

But there are many other great sessions to see. Here’s a short list of those that have piqued our interest.

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‘CacheOut’ Attack: update microcode without a reboot and you're safe

Feb 11, 2020 5:31:11 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare Blog, Cache Out Vulnerability


At the end of January 2020, another speculative execution vulnerability was found in Intel processors. Any modern Intel CPU built before October 2018 is likely vulnerable to a discovered hardware issue that could allow attackers to leak sensitive data from the OS kernel, co-resident virtual machines, and even from Intel's secured SGX enclave.

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Three Big-Name Data Breaches

Feb 6, 2020 5:19:06 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare Blog, Data Breach


Data breaches happen all the time for all sorts of reasons. The ones that make the news have three things in common:

  1. The data affects you and me, the public, everyday people.
  2. The data affects many of us, millions, even billions.
  3. The companies looking after the data are household names.

In this article we’re going to look at three famous companies each of which lost a lot of people’s data.

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Using KernelCare To Achieve SOC2 Compliance - Case Study of a F500 Financial Services Company

Feb 6, 2020 12:27:00 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare, Case Study


A global financial services company (name confidential) recently used KernelCare to resolve a difficult Linux kernel patching situation and achieve SOC2 compliance. Read our latest case study to learn how it did that:

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How to Become Compliant with KernelCare - Case Study with Efinity

Feb 4, 2020 3:45:00 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare, Efinity, Case Study


KernelCare Client, Efinity, deal with clients in fourteen countries. This means that the system has to deal with a lot of data - much of it personal data - and must be watertight. In the light of recent data breaches, Efinity kept getting compliance questions from their customers: did they have the SOC 2 certification?

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Secure Devices with KernelCare IoT

Feb 3, 2020 5:27:00 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in iot


Last year we ported KernelCare to run on Arm processors.

There was such a massive response to this announcement, that we’ve worked on expanding KernelCare’s Arm support to more Linux distributions, those focusing on IoT device development and deployment.

So today we’re happy to announce the release of KernelCare IoT.

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Reboot Server Now or Later? (Neither, thanks)

Dec 19, 2019 5:36:54 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare, KernelCare Blog, AWS_KernelCare, Live Patching, News


Were you at AWS re:Invent 2019?

I was, and it was a revelation.

“Will you reboot your Linux server in the next 30 days?”

That’s what I asked almost everyone who came to the KernelCare stand.

A third of you said yes. The main reason? Compliance.

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Introducing KernelCare+: a premium subscription with glibc and OpenSSL patching + MORE

Nov 19, 2019 9:37:41 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in KernelCare, KernelCarePlus


Available in March 2020. Learn more about what's included in the package below.

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KernelCare: We're SOC2 Type I Compliant

Sep 18, 2019 5:20:56 PM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina



A short while ago, we gave you an update on our SOC2 compliance journey.

We're happy to tell you that we've passed a small but significant landmark on that road: we've just been become a SOC2 Type I compliant.

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KernelCare: On Becoming SOC 2 ® Compliant

Jul 8, 2019 10:24:15 AM / by Alexandra Mitroshkina posted in soc2, compliance


At KernelCare, we've known about SOC 2 for some time. We've had customers tell us that our Linux kernel live patching product helped them with their compliance certification efforts. Although KernelCare doesn't handle customer data, we thought we should follow the good example set by our SOC 2-certified customers and become compliant. We would get to know our customers' use-cases better, and improve as a company.

So, I'm excited, and a little nervous, to share with you the start of our own SOC 2 compliance journey. I will share more as we progress.

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