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Amazon Firecracker: Isolating Serverless Containers and Functions

Infrastructure protection, sandboxed containers, MicroVM hypervisors– these are interchangeable terms describing emerging technologies to isolate micro-services from their underlying infrastructure. These isolation technologies aim to protect the underlying host that runs containers and functions against malicious …

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Securing AWS Fargate with Sidecars

A few months ago we launched the Aqua MicroEnforcer, the first solution for providing runtime protection to a container running in Containers-as-a-Service platforms like AWS Fargate or Azure Container Instances. The mechanism I wrote about at the time involved building a protected version of a container image being …

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Active Workload Protection on AWS Fargate, and The Importance of Immutability

Back in March we announced Aqua MicroEnforcer, a new deployment technology that enabled us to secure runtime workload running on AWS Fargate and Azure Container Instances. Since then we’ve seen a lot of interest from customers who see these services not only as a way to deploy containers on demand for spillover …

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Revisiting AWS Fargate with Aqua 3.0

A few months ago I was lucky enough to get my hands on Fargate when it was in preview in the run-up to AWS re:invent. It was immediately clear that it’s a pretty cool concept, and that it presents a new challenge for security solutions like Aqua, because of the lack of a “host” entity on which you can deploy your …

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2017 in Review: Major Developments in the Container Ecosystem

From a “humble” $762 million in 2016, containers are predicted to grow faster than any other technology this year (as well as the next) and are on the way to become a $2.7B industry by 2020.

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Securing Struts in AWS Fargate

Today at re:Invent, Amazon is announcing AWS Fargate, a container service that allows you to provision containers in AWS without having to worry about the VM instances for them to run on. We had an early preview, and the opportunity to see how Aqua’s Container Security Platform works to protect containers running …

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