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Trivy v0.29.0 Release: RBAC, Helm, Custom Extensions, and More

Trivy v0.29.0 Release: RBAC, Helm, Custom Extensions, and More

The new Trivy release is out! As ever, there are tons of exciting updates and features, such as role-based access control (RBAC) and Helm chart scanning, support for custom extensions, a Trivy Operator Lens integration, and many more. Read on for feature highlights and try them out.

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CVE-2021-44832: New Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability in Log4j

CVE-2021-44832: New Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability in Log4j

This holiday season, adversaries aren’t taking a vacation, massively exploiting multiple vulnerabilities in Log4j, a highly popular Java logging library. Amid the ongoing efforts of organizations to patch their vulnerable systems, a new Log4j vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-44832, has been discovered. It allows for …

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CVE-2021-45046: Second Log4j Security Vulnerability Discovered

CVE-2021-45046: Second Log4j Security Vulnerability Discovered

Dec 17 update: The CVSSv3 score for CVE-2021-45046 has been raised from 3.7 to 9.0.

While many organizations are still dealing with the discovery and mitigation process for the previous Log4j CVE, the project has announced that another vulnerability CVE-2021-45046 has been discovered due to an incomplete fix in Log4j …

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CVE-2021-44228 aka Log4Shell Vulnerability Explained

CVE-2021-44228 aka Log4Shell Vulnerability Explained

Log4Shell, a new, critical zero-day vulnerability that crashed onto the scene last Friday, shows how issues that are hidden in seemingly basic functionality can have major repercussions for enterprise security. When the dust settles from the immediate incident response and remediation, organizations should assess how …

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Golang Scanning with Trivy: Detect Vulnerabilities Accurately

Golang Scanning with Trivy: Detect Vulnerabilities Accurately

A standard piece of security advice is to reduce the size of your container images, usually by using statically compiled binaries in a scratch or distroless container. However, that complicates container vulnerability scanning, because it becomes impossible to determine the versions of software installed in a …

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what is CNAPP

What is a CNAPP and How to Choose the Right One

A prospect’s CISO recently asked me: “I’m facing a growing stream of vulnerabilities coming from our CI/CD pipelines on the one hand, while our SecOps team is flooded with alerts and configuration issues from our production environment. How do I reconcile those separate streams and focus on what’s really important?

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A Brief Guide to Supply Chain Security Best Practices

A Brief Guide to Supply Chain Security Best Practices

With the rise in attacks targeting the supply chain of cloud native applications, it’s important to understand how you can prepare for and stifle risks that enter your environments through third-party packages and tools. This post outlines the top software supply chain security best practices that should be included …

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Thoughtworks Case Study

How Thoughtworks Manages Cloud Security and Container Vulnerabilities

Many companies, in an effort to modernize their software and cloud tech stacks, are beginning to confront the challenges of managing security across multiple cross-functional, yet independent, teams - each with diverse tech stacks. One such example is Thoughtworks, a leading global technology consultancy that works …

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Docker official images

A Security Review of Docker Official Images: Which Do You Trust?

A key element in building secure containerized applications is to ensure that the base image that you use is well-maintained and secure. A common piece of advice is to use the Docker Official Images for this purpose. However, our research reveals that you need to be careful when using these images, as some are no …

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Trivy

Trivy's Journey: From Personal Project to Open Source Scanner of Choice

Trivy is a comprehensive, easy-to-use open source vulnerability scanner for container images. Since its introduction two years ago, the project has gained a broad following among open source community members. I’m excited to share that it has now become the first container image vulnerability scanner to surpass 8,000 …

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Trivy

Shifting Left: Infrastructure as Code security with Trivy

One of the great security benefits of the move to cloud native development is the increased use of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to describe computing environments. Once things are described as code, we can shift left and secure our environments before they’re deployed. As a major new feature, the latest version of …

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