August 18, 2017

Identifying Security Weak Points in a Docker Environment

Aug 16, 2017 0 120

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 0 232

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 0 179

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 0 239

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 ...

How to Make Docker Containers Faster and Improve Performance

Aug 4, 2017 0 391

Your Docker containers are already fast, at least compared to virtual machines. But what if you want to make them even faster? Here are strategies for optimizing Docker container speed and performance. If you’re using Docker, it’s ...

Aqua Security Rises to PCI DSS Challenge for Containers

Jul 26, 2017 0 255

Containers present many unique compliance challenges in terms of both visibility and the rate at which containers come and go in a production environment. To help address that issue, Aqua Security is working with the PCI Security ...

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

Jul 25, 2017 2 472

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 ...

Kubernetes 1.7 Features Bevy of New Capabilities

Jul 3, 2017 0 490

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which is responsible for overseeing the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration platform, has delivered updates that simultaneously harden existing APIs while introducing new ones as a set of experimental alpha technologies. Eric ...

The Inherent Security Benefits of Docker Containers

May 18, 2017 0 576

Most blog posts about Docker security focus on how to make containers more secure. But it’s also worth appreciating the inherent security benefits that come with containers. Keep reading for insights on how using containers can make ...

Microservices’ Role in Transforming IT Security

May 1, 2017 0 612

Thanks to the rise of microservices, IT security may never be the same. IT organizations increasingly need to leverage massive amounts of compute horsepower to thwart attacks that are increasing in size and sophistication. To address that ...