October 21, 2017

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 ...

5 Software Delivery Challenges that Containers Won’t Solve

Oct 4, 2017 0 354

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 0 572

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 0 359

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 0 392

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 ...

Identifying Security Weak Points in a Docker Environment

Aug 16, 2017 1 498

As Docker adoption increases, so does visibility into Docker containers’ security weaknesses. Here’s an overview of the types of security and privacy vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Docker containers so far. Docker environments are complicated, 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 ...

CloudPassage Promises to Secure Container Environments

Aug 8, 2017 0 352

The primary challenge with container security is that IT organizations need to address this issue at the image, container and host levels. CloudPassage has announced that it plans to do just that via a single integrated Project ...

Red Hat Bolsters RHEL Atomic Host Security

Aug 7, 2017 0 406

One of the issues that hampers adoption of containers is concerns about security. Red Hat recently moved to allay some of those fears by adding support for a Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) module, which originally was developed for ...