StackRox Focuses Efforts on Kubernetes Security

StackRox today extended the scope of a container security platform for Kubernetes to include a deployment-centric view of their environment to provide more context about potential risks. Wei Lien Dang, vice president of product for StackRox, says by exclusively focusing the company’s container security efforts on Kubernetes, it becomes possible

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5 Container Alternatives to Docker

Though Docker still made up 83 percent of containers in 2018, that number is down from 99 percent in 2017. Other container runtime environments including CoreOS rkt, Mesos, lxc and others are steadily growing as the market continues to evolve and diversify. Docker surely gets a lot of attention. But

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Best Practices for PCI Compliance in a Container Environment

The PCI DSS compliance framework dates back to the mid-2000s, well before anyone was talking about containers. This does not mean, however, that PCI compliance doesn’t affect you if you’re running a containerized environment. Although the PCI DSS framework doesn’t deal in specific detail with containers, a containerized infrastructure presents

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App Container Market Forecast to Reach $4.2B by 2022

A new report from 451 Research predicts a significant increase in the number of IT organizations deploying containers in the coming year will drive a 30 percent compound annual increase in the size of the application market through 2022. The 451 Research report forecasts the application container market will increase

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Red Hat Survey Sees Major Spike in Container Adoption

Although there’s a lot of interest in all things related to containers, mainstream adoption among enterprise IT organizations is still in its early days. But a recent survey of 400 customers conducted by Red Hat finds that reliance on containers is expected to increase by an astounding 89 percent over

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VMware Looks to Operationalize Kubernetes

VMware, as part of an ongoing effort to operationalize Kubernetes at scale on behalf of IT operations teams, today announced the general availability of version 1.3 of the Pivotal Container Service (PKS). Developed in conjunction with Pivotal Software, a sister unit of Dell Technologies, PKS integrates Kubernetes with network virtualization

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LogicMonitor Adds Support for Kubernetes

LogicMonitor this week added support for Kubernetes to its namesake IT monitoring platform delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. At the same time, LogicMonitor unfurled LM Service Insight, which is designed to make it easier for IT teams to logically monitor group applications and associated infrastructure that make up a

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Aqua Security Partners with Datadog to Advance Container Security

One of the most significant issues cybersecurity teams must come to terms with in 2019 is how container security should be implemented and maintained. The days when cybersecurity teams were solely responsible for implementing cybersecurity controls are long past. In fact, as cybersecurity becomes more distributed across the enterprise, the

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Kubernetes vs. Docker: A Primer

The differences and similarities between two of the most influential open source projects of 2018. Kubernetes versus Docker is a topic that has been raised numerous times in the cloud computing industry. Whether you come from a non-technical background and need a quick introduction or if you need to make

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Kaloom Makes Case for Kactus Container Networking Project

Arguably the least mature aspect of Kubernetes involves how networking services are made available. Kubernetes, in the current implementation of the Container Network Interface (CNI), allows a pod to access only a single network interface to communicate with other systems. To address that issue, Kaloom has created a CNI plugin

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