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For Container Security, Automation Is Key

Dec 14, 2015 0 1144

Regardless of the IT infrastructure element in question, if it connects to a network – even through proxies or human intermediaries – eventually someone will find a security flaw and exploit it. Compatibility issues with new applications ...

Docker Docker – Docker Security – Docker

Oct 22, 2015 1 2710

At this year’s Lonestar Application Security Conference I was asked to speak about Docker. While many claim “Docker Security” is oxymoronic, the research shows a more interesting picture. Before considering Docker security however, it’s worth considering if ...

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 ...

Container Q & A with Apcera CEO, Derek Collison

Oct 1, 2015 2 1340

I recently had a chance to speak with Apcera CEO Derek Collision about his views on where the market is around containers. Below is the Q & A of our conversation.  Also please be sure to take ...

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 ...

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 ...

Linux Containers & Security Implications

Jun 5, 2015 1 1667

Does the word “container” intimate containment, suggesting that containers are inherently secure? If it does, any such assumption of security may be the broadest Docker vulnerability to date. “One of the biggest threats I see with Docker ...

Gartner gives Docker security an ambivalent thumbs up

Jun 5, 2015 0 1456

As organizations continue to evaluate wider spread use of containerization to enable continuous deployment, security concerns around the wildly popular Docker keep popping up. Last week, an analyst with Gartner published a report that gave Docker security ...