Challenges in securing containers — Part I

Challenges in securing containers — Part I

What’s the deal with securing containers? This is the first of a two-part blog on container security and the various approaches that can be taken to isolate containers from each other, as well as to protect the kernel that is hosting the containers. In Part One, I...
True container isolation

True container isolation

The other day, I was chatting with one of my old buddies who works in the information security sector about containers. The conversation quickly turned into a discussion about container isolation (any wonder, when two security-minded guys are talking? :^)). As we...
Agent versus agentless

Agent versus agentless

What is an agent-based approach for monitoring and control solutions? That question came up in one of my discussions on container security solutions over two weeks ago. Though I gave my perspective and opinion while answering that question, I decided to understand...
ContainerCon: exercises in fact-finding

ContainerCon: exercises in fact-finding

Layered Insight will be at ContainerCon 2016 in Toronto next week. John Kinsella, co-founder and CTO, will be speaking on a couple of interesting container security topics – http://layeredinsight.com/category/announce/. If you are attending the conference and...