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Security for Pivotal PAS and PKS

After we made the Aqua Security Scanner for PCF announcement last spring, we started the process of supporting Pivotal Container Service (PKS).  Many Pivotal Cloud Foundry PAS customers have tested PKS and many are in production.  

Having been on the security infrastructure side of life for a couple decades, this …

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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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Kubernetes Security

Aqua’s Consumption-Based Container Runtime Security Solution on GCP Marketplace

We’re pleased to announce that the Aqua Container Security Platform is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. This is the industry’s first consumption-based security solution for containers, enabled for Kubernetes, providing full lifecycle container security from development to production.

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AWS EKS Container Security

Creating and Securing an EKS Cluster: First Steps

Amazon’s managed Kubernetes service, EKS, recently went GA. Here are a few things I learnt spinning up an EKS cluster for the first time, and running the kube-bench tests on it.

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Securing Kubernetes Deployments on Amazon EKS with Aqua

AWS made its Elastic Container Services for Kubernetes (EKS) generally available today. We at Aqua had access to the preview version for some time, which allowed us to ensure that our container security platform works with EKS to provide its full spectrum of runtime protection capabilities. 

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Docker Networking and Kubernetes Networking Tools

Popular Docker Networking and Kubernetes Networking Tools

In a previous post, we explored six tools for storing data for Docker containers. Another challenge in container environments is getting containers to network in a consistent and secure manner - especially as container workloads may appear on different hosts as applications scale out, then disappear when they’re …

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Kubernetes 1.10 Release Security

Kubernetes 1.10: What’s New in Security

Kubernetes 1.10 was officially released recently, with many new enhancements and improvements. This version of Kubernetes, which is lighter on the security side compared to the recent 1.9 and 1.8 releases that were very security focused, offers several new worthy security related features.

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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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Kubernetes Security Deep-Dive

Since the second half of 2017, Kubernetes has been gaining momentum in adoption as well as in its ecosystem support. We see more and more enterprises choosing Kubernetes for the orchestration of their cloud-native deployments. This is in no small part thanks to the many enterprise-grade features added in versions …

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Which Kubernetes Management Platform is Right for Your Enterprise?

It is clear that 2017 was the year that Kubernetes underwent explosive growth, emerging as the clear winner in the battle between orchestration tools. In a survey by 451 Research, 71% of IT decision makers use Kubernetes to manage their container infrastructure. Several major cloud service providers support …

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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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