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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

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...

Our first open source project!

I have a long history with open source; I first installed Linux in 1993. I can’t remember when I first contributed to an open-source project, although I believe that happened in the late 90s. As I’ve worked with various organizations over the years, I’ve looked for...

Report: What we learned at ContainerCon

As promised in my previous blog (ContainerCon: exercises in fact-finding), here’s my report from LinuxCon+ContainerCon 2016. We had a great conference! John’s talks on container scanning and SECCOMP were well attended, and there was a clear indication from the...

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 are...

CTO John Kinsella Speaking at ContainerCon on Vulnerability Scanners

Vulnerability management in a container ecosystem is different than an enterprise or Cloud-based world; John will talk about these differences, compare the methods and results of different scanners and discuss why those results are different. He will also discuss how vulnerability scanners should be used in a production container environment.