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Report by Gartner Highlights Maturing Options for Securing Containers

Gartner recently released a Technical Professional Advice report titled Container Security -- From Image Analysis to Network Segmentation, Options Are Maturing* (by Joerg Fritsch and Michael Isbitski, 28 August 2018), with a detailed analysis of the space, including open source tools and commercial solutions.

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Kubernetes security

Kube-hunter - an open source tool for Kubernetes penetration testing

Aqua released a free tool called kube-hunter to help with Kubernetes SecurityYou give it the IP or DNS name of your Kubernetes cluster, and kube-hunter probes for security issues - it’s like automated penetration testing. 

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Aqua Integrates with Google’s Cloud Security Command Center

Good news for those of you running container workloads on GCP - we now provide a nice integration with Google's Cloud Security Command Center. The Cloud SCC provides a centralized, single-pane-of-glass view of all security data for GCP applications, and providing actionable insights. It includes things like access …

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Taking a Comprehensive Approach to Container Security in 2018 

In late 2016 we enlisted the help of security analysts and thought leaders Securosis to perform an in-depth best practices analysis of what companies should do to build a security program around containers. In the 14 months that passed, many things have evolved in the container (and now, cloud-native) ecosystem. So …

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Protecting Hybrid-Cloud Workloads Lessons from ESG Survey

Protecting Hybrid-Cloud Workloads? Lessons from ESG Survey

Today’s #1 Attack: Zero-day exploits of new and previously unknown vulnerability in apps and OSs

Container Security Top Challenges: Lack of adequate and disparate security tools, vulnerabilities in images, and the need for granular access-control between containers

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Cryptocurrency Miners Abusing Containers

Cryptocurrency Miners Abusing Containers: Anatomy of an (Attempted) Attack

This isn't a story about a Docker vulnerability; it's a story about how hackers are looking for unsecured Docker deployments where they can mine cryptocurrency. You shouldn't leave your Docker daemon unsecured  any more than you would leave your mail server unsecured.

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Do Containers Provide Better Protection Against Meltdown and Spectre?

About Meltdown and Spectre

Following the trend of ‘branding’ vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5715) are ‘brand’ names given to currently known variants of vulnerabilities of a similar nature, related to speculative execution. The general idea is …

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Aqua Secures $25M in Series B Funding

It’s been less than a year since we announced our Series A round led by Microsoft, and what a year it’s been!

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Keys, Tokens and Too Much Trust Found in Popular Container Images

This article was originally published in HelpNetSecurity.com

We are all aware of the risks introduced by good old third party code. Where would we be without it? Apparently not very far: It is estimated that between 30 to 70 percent of code comes from 3rd party applications. This is why we patch up old libraries …

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Multi Tenancy

Announcing Aqua CSP 2.5: Multi-Tenant Security Management for Containers

We’re glad to announce version 2.5 of the Aqua Container Security Platform, which includes hundreds of improvements and new features. Our main focus has been on making the platform more scalable for our customer deployments, which include some of the world’s largest container setups.

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Achieving HIPAA Compliance for Containers: Impact Analysis and Best Practices

Since 1996, the HIPAA act has mandated how personal health information (PHI) should be secured and protected from prying eyes. HIPAA requirements changed how companies in the healthcare industry treat patient data, as well as the processes governing it, the applications that handle it, and the infrastructure that …

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