December 15, 2017

5 Bad Reasons to Use Containers

Dec 1, 2017 0 475

Containers, Docker and Kubernetes are all great things. But they’re not the right fit for all situations. Here are five bad reasons for migrating workloads to containers. For the purposes of this discussion, I assume you’re currently ...

Securing the Entire Container Stack, Pipeline and Life Cycle

Nov 30, 2017 0 374

With the rise in popularity of containers, development and DevOps paradigms are experiencing a massive shift. As a result, security admins increasingly struggle to figure out how to secure this new class of assets and the environments ...

Capital One Gets Into Container Orchestration Platform Game

Nov 21, 2017 0 279

There’s no shortage of container orchestration platforms these days, but most of them don’t go beyond managing the containers themselves. Capital One Financial Corp., however, is offering its own orchestration platform the company says makes it easier ...

CNCF Adds 2 Projects to Better Secure Containers

Oct 24, 2017 0 345

At the Open Source Summit Europe 2017 conference today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced it is adding two projects to its portfolio to address the security of container images and the way software is distributed ...

How You Can Defend Containers Against Linux Stack Clash Exploits

Oct 12, 2017 0 393

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 ...

5 Software Delivery Challenges that Containers Won’t Solve

Oct 4, 2017 0 503

Containers are great, but they’re not a panacea. Here are five challenges within the software delivery process that Docker containers can’t help you to solve. To be clear, I don’t mean to imply that Docker can’t improve ...

Kubernetes 1.8 Brings Additional Security, Stability

Sep 29, 2017 0 763

The latest release of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine, which arrived this week, has something for almost everybody in the container community. In general, new Kubernetes 1.8 features fall into two broad categories: Most of the updates ...

How Containers Benefit Everyone (Not Just Developers and Admins)

Sep 13, 2017 0 458

Which groups of people do containers benefit? More than you might think. Containers help not just developers and admins, but people who fill several other roles as well. Containers (and Docker containers, in particular) first became popular ...

Twistlock Looks to Secure Serverless Computing

Aug 21, 2017 0 509

As an early pioneer in the development of a security framework optimized for containers, Twistlock has been at the forefront of securing emerging technology platforms. Now the company is extending that security framework to support serverless computing ...