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Make Containers Contain and Work for You

Sep 23, 2016 0 1500

Docker containers have become an important tool in the developer’s toolbox. Adoption of this technology has been phenomenal. To date, Docker has surpassed 2 billion container downloads, which increased at a tremendous rate from the reported 300 ...

SecDevOps and Containers: Kill the Candy-Related Analogies

Sep 13, 2016 0 1135

Google “SecDevOps” and the results show that security teams are ready and willing to jump on the DevOps bandwagon. DevOps folks talk a lot about “shifting left,” i.e., addressing issues earlier in the development process. The phrase ...

Container Security Needs to Be Easy

Sep 8, 2016 0 2490

We are all familiar by now with the promised benefits of deploying applications with Docker containers. These include: Significant scalability and agility improvements, Predictable performance and resource isolation, and Application portability and rapid deployment. However, as more ...

Citrix Offers ADC Technology as a Free Container

Sep 7, 2016 0 1024

With developers increasingly calling the shots when it comes to what IT infrastructure will be used to support container applications, some IT infrastructure vendors are now going out of their way to expose developers to their technologies ...

Container Security: Why Bother?

Aug 31, 2016 0 1382

Are containers secure? Probably not. But knowing each approach’s strengths and risks—and available options—could help ease adoption. Such a decision requires two primary considerations: Containers do not provide the same level of isolation between apps running on ...

What Vine’s Registry Fiasco Means for Docker Security

Aug 4, 2016 1 1179

How secure are container registries? Not very secure if you make them public and hope no one guesses the URL where they’re hosted. That’s the lesson from the recent Docker registry security breach at Vine. The breach, ...

Twistlock Picks Up $10M to Secure Containers

Jul 8, 2016 0 723

Ever since Docker containers became popular with developers, the debate over how best to go about securing container applications in a production environment has raged. For many IT organizations, security concerns led them to deploy containers on ...

Container Drawbacks: When Not to Use Docker

Jun 30, 2016 0 5398

Containers from Docker and other vendors are trending pretty spectacularly right now. But they’re not a perfect solution for every type of infrastructure challenge. Like any other technology, they have their drawbacks. Here’s a look at times ...

Aqua Announces General Availability of Its Container Security Platform

May 18, 2016 0 566

Fortune 500 Beta Customers Validate Aqua’s Multilayered Approach to Protecting Software Containers Against Internal and External Threats Tel Aviv, Israel and San Francisco, CA –May 18, 2016 – Aqua Security™ (formerly named Scalock) today announced the company’s ...