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Using Trivy to Discover Vulnerabilities in VS Code Projects

For most of us developers, our container security protocol involves some sort of static image scan for vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, to do this usually involves jumping out of one type of software program, like a code editor, to open a completely separate tool to perform the scanning. Well, the open source team …

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Starboard: The Kubernetes-Native Toolkit for Unifying Security

There are lots of security tools in the cloud native world, created by Aqua and by others, for identifying and informing users about security issues in Kubernetes environments. However powerful and useful they might be, they tend to sit alongside Kubernetes, with each new product requiring users to learn a separate …

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Open source vulnerability scanner

Trivy Image Vulnerability Scanner Now Under Apache 2.0 License

In our view, making security tools easy to use is one of the best ways to increase adoption and help end users improve the security of their deployments. One of the strengths of our open source vulnerability scanner for container images, Trivy, is that it’s very easy to install and to integrate into different …

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Kube-Query: A Simpler Way to Query Your Kubernetes Clusters

osquery is a SQL powered operating system instrumentation, monitoring, and analytics tool that exposes an operating system as a relational database. Using SQL, you can run queries to gain the status of your entire infrastructure. What’s cool about osquery is how easy it is to use the SQL query interface. kube-query …

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HacktoberFest Update

Follow Up on the 2019 Aqua Hacktoberfest Challenge

Last month, we announced aqua's Hacktoberfest challenge: Calling to contribute to any of our open-source projects during the month of October and win prizes! In this post, we’d like to share the results and provide instructions on how you can claim your rewards.

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Aqua Celebrates Open Source at Hacktoberfest

It’s that time of the year again - for some people October is a month of beer, and for others (like us) it’s hacking time! Hacktoberfest, named after the famous German festival Oktoberfest, is a wonderful initiative that invites developers from around the world to participate and contribute to Open Source. At Aqua, …

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Trivy Vulnerability Scanner

Trivy Vulnerability Scanner Joins the Aqua Family

If you’re interested in container image vulnerability scanning, there’s a good chance that you have come across the Trivy open source scanning tool. This project has been receiving rave reviews for its ease-of-use, as well as its comprehensive vulnerability tracking across both OS packages and language-specific …

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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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2017 container developments

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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Manifesto: A New Open Source Container Metadata Tool

Here at Aqua Security, we recently released an open source project to help container users manage the metadata associated with their container images. It’s called Manifesto, and it stores free-form metadata in the registry, alongside the images themselves.

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Scalock Joins Open-source Standards Initiative for Containers

It’s an exciting time to be a startup in the container industry. Containers are transforming how businesses develop and run applications – and Scalock is at the forefront of this technological shift, providing scalable security that covers the entire development-to-deployment lifecycle of containerized applications.

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