October 21, 2017

Sysdig Melds Container Monitoring and Security

Oct 16, 2017 0 159

The concept of employing separate platforms to monitor and secure containers soon may be obsolete if Sysdig has its way. The company has added a Sysdig Secure module to provide visibility into container runtimes and apply polices ...

How You Can Defend Containers Against Linux Stack Clash Exploits

Oct 12, 2017 0 220

For those responsible for container security within their organizations, “clashing” is now much more than just a fashion faux pas: The recently discovered Linux Stack Clash vulnerability (CVE-2010-2240) is a serious threat that attackers can exploit to ...

Threat Hunting in a Container Environment

Sep 25, 2017 0 360

It’s a vicious world out there, with new and innovative threats around every corner. As organizations—particularly larger enterprises—move to cloud computing and adopt DevOps practices and container technologies, though, the challenge of threat hunting effectively becomes more ...

‘Secure by Default’: Docker’s Container Security Messaging

Aug 9, 2017 0 510

Containers are not only “secure by default.” They’re more secure than virtual machines. This, at least, is the thesis that Docker is pushing as container technology matures. Is it accurate? For the first few years following Docker’s ...

Container Security: Who’s Doing It and How It Will Evolve

Jul 25, 2017 2 707

As Docker has grown in popularity, so has the number of container security platforms available to help harden Docker environments against attack. Here’s an overview of the container security landscape today and how it is likely to ...

StackRox Unveils Security Platform for Containers

Jul 21, 2017 0 484

An IT security platform specifically designed for container environments was unveiled this week by StackRox. Wei Lien Dang, vice president of product for StackRox, says existing IT security platforms don’t provide any protection for containers or the ...

Qualys Extends Monitoring Reach to Docker Containers

Jun 12, 2017 0 649

At a Gartner Security and Risk Management conference today, Qualys announced it has extended its continuous monitoring service to support Docker containers. Qualys developed a container sensor that can be distributed as a Docker image to make ...

Coming to Terms with Container Security

May 8, 2017 0 714

When it comes to emerging technologies of almost any kind, there’s a natural amount of fear and loathing involving IT security. In almost every case, security is cited as the No. 1 barrier to adoption. Regardless of ...

5 Common Myths about Containers

Nov 18, 2016 4 3246

Containers are faster. Containers work only on Linux. Containers are insecure. These are all examples of myths about Docker and other container platforms that continue to persist. Some of these misconceptions reflect popular misunderstandings of containers. Others ...