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Andrew Sanders

Title

How Docker Improves on Container Security

Summary

Docker was originally designed for convenience, not security. In 2014, a whole spate of research came out to the effect that Docker was not safe for production due to the following reasons: Gives apps root access on desktops No trusted software repository No dedicated security response team No common set of certifications And so on This article will address some continuing security concerns regarding docker and containers in general.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Keywords

  • docker
  • containers
  • infosec
  • information security
  • Links

  • https://opensource.com/business/14/7/docker-security-selinux
  • http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/infrastructure-as-a-service/docker-security-scanning-protects-container-software-stack/d/d-id/1325451