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Containers: 4 Key Security Considerations

Oct 20, 2015 0 3783

Containers promise to help software development organizations save time and money by providing a mechanism for making applications much more portable across development, testing, and deployment environments. The ubiquitous nature of containers also introduces challenges for enterprise ...

Illumio brings security to the Docker Mesosphere ecosystem

Oct 6, 2015 0 2069

Illumio, a Silicon Valley Unicorn announced that its Adaptive Security Platform (ASP)TM will now work with Docker in the Mesosphere Data Center OS (DCOS). This integration brings a new level of security to Docker/Mesosphere production environments. I had ...

Security is a major hurdle for the container revolution

Sep 29, 2015 0 989

It seems like containers just became a thing. Docker took containers from fringe technology to mainstream IT. A new survey from Twistlock shows just how far containers have come in a relatively short period of time. The ...

CoreOS teams with Intel to make Rocket containers more secure

Sep 2, 2015 0 1814

CoreOS is working with Intel to make its container platform more secure. CoreOS recently revealed that it is adding support for Intel Clear Containers to its Rocket (rkt) container environment. Containers have taken the world by storm ...

Docker Security Evolving to Advance Adoption

Aug 31, 2015 1 2562

It’s a time-honored story arc at this point; an emerging technology gains rabid affection among practitioners eager to embrace its inherent benefits, then related security concerns begin to cloud the horizon, threatening to dampen enthusiasm. However, if ...

New approaches to security of microservice architectures

Aug 13, 2015 0 3702

Before Cloud Computing there was a well-defined security perimeter that was protected by a traditional Firewall appliance and services and data were (assumed to be) safe. With the advent of Cloud Computing, SaaS, Mobile, IoT, and Big ...

The Security dilemma of Docker Hub

Jul 22, 2015 0 1935

Docker Hub is an online repository for developers to share and collaborate on containers. It is a great service with tremendous potential to empower developers to work more efficiently and create incrementally better work by building on ...

VMware’s Project Bonneville streamlines Docker container workflow

Jul 1, 2015 1 1919

Earlier this week VMware shared news about Project Bonneville at DockerCon. Project Bonneville is a native container solution developed for VMware’s hypervisor to integrate Docker containers more tightly in the virtual infrastructure and streamline container workflow. Project ...

Embrace Docker containers without compromising on security

Jul 1, 2015 1 2943

Containers are the next big thing when it comes to DevOps and rapid application development. The concept of containers has taken off thanks in no small part to Docker, but for many organizations there are inherent security ...