DevOps vs Security: Can Docker make a difference?

One of the pioneers in the world DevOps, is the company Docker Inc. Known for its toolkit around Linux container technology, they propel the way this technology evolves and is promoted to the world. With great achievements and interest from the outside world, also comes a lot of pressure. Competing products are showing up, resulting in a battle for features, pricing and customers. Unfortunately for security professionals like us, the many security lessons from the past seems to be forgotten. […]

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Docker Security: Best Practices for your Vessel and Containers

Docker Security Everything you need to know about Docker security.   Introduction into Docker Operating systems like CoreOS use Docker to run applications on top of their lightweight platform. Docker in its turn, provides utilities around technologies like Linux container technology (e.g. LXC, systemd-nspawn, libvirt). Previously Docker could be described as the “automated LXC”, now it’s actually even more powerful. What it definitely is, is simplifying and enhancing the possibilities of container technology. Continuous delivery Rolling out containers is quick […]

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Docker Security: How Containers (Not) Help You

Docker and Security Things about containers Security is hot and so is Docker. During the last years Docker has become one of quickest growing container techniques for Linux. While system virtualization continues to grow, the technology allowing flexible containers is growing even faster and starting to compete. In this article we have a look how containers may help you with you security needs and Docker security in particular. How containers work Containers are like “chroot” on steroids. Where chroot is […]

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