Report: Container Security Gaps Should Be Priority

A report published by container security platform provider Twistlock suggests that the biggest issue with container security has more do with the code in the containers rather than the container itself. Based on “honeypots” and scans set up and run by Twistlock, the first cloud-native security report published by Twistlock

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Building Security into the 3 Phases of Container Deployment

Container adoption has skyrocketed in recent years, and the importance of securing the applications DevOps teams create and deploy using containers has grown along with it. The protection security teams provide must be comprehensive across the entire container life cycle, and built into the DevOps pipeline in a way that’s

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Threat Stack Makes Agent for Managing Security Available as a Container

Threat Stack has embraced containers as a mechanism for distributing the agent software it relies on to monitoring IT environment for security threats. Chris Ford, vice president of product for Threat Stack, says usage of containers to distribute agent software across multiple platform will not only advance DevSecOps processes, but

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In-Q-Tel Invests in StackRox to Advance Container Security

StackRox, a provider of container security services, today announced an investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), an independent, not-for-profit strategic investor that identifies and accelerates development of technologies employed by U.S. government agencies. StackRox CEO Ali Golshan says that as government agencies increasingly embrace public clouds such as

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Container Security: From Development to Runtime

Containers have become a critical part of cloud environments because they are inherently equipped to run arbitrary code with minimal overhead. This makes them a valuable asset to organizations trying to deliver code at speed and scale rapidly. But the speed they facilitate is predicated upon an agile structure that

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Aqua Security Open Sources Container Pen Test

Aqua Security is trying to level the container security playing field by making available an open source edition of a penetration testing tool designed specifically for container clusters. Rani Osnat, vice president of product marketing for Aqua Security, says kube-hunter is an automated penetration testing tool that developers and cybersecurity

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3 Container Security Advantages and 3 Security Challenges

Do containers make software security easier or more difficult to achieve? That depends on your perspective. In some respects, container security is inherently more difficult than virtual machines, and in others it is fundamentally easier. Let’s consider three ways in which container security is challenging, and three other factors that

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Tripwire Unfurls Container Vulnerability Scanning Service

Tripwire has made generally available a Tripwire for DevOps software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering optimized for containers. Tim Erlin, vice president of product management and strategy for Tripwire, says the SaaS application is intended to complement existing application and source code analysis tools by making it easier to scan container images and

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When Good Images Go Bad: Ensuring Container Security

With container deployments becoming increasingly strategic for enterprise success, existing software development and security methodologies will need to better support not only developing but also running and managing applications made possible by containerization. When developers create a container image for their application, they start by choosing what’s known as a

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Anchore Adds Enterprise Edition of Container Security Platform

Anchore this week released an enterprise edition of its open source container security platform featuring a graphical user interface (GUI) to make it easier for cybersecurity teams to navigate and explore container security events. Anchore CEO Saïd Ziouani says version 1.1 of Anchore Enterprise builds on Anchore Engine, which developers

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