One of the greatest concerns associated with new technological advances is the understanding of security. As we approach an era of technological advancement, it has become increasingly important to create effective defenses against threats to data compromise. A major factor to preventing data compromise is the increase of security awareness. The 2017 Cyberthreat Defense Report reported increasing rates of poor security awareness among employees and management surveyed during the past 4 years.

In our recent report of Docker Security and Containerization, we mentioned Sol Lederman’s top six concerns/limitations around container technology, and our focus was #2 on Sol’s list: Security is a major concern.

As with the evolution of any new technology, the rise of containerization has and will continue to be a bumpy ride. End-users’ understanding of container security is a critical factor in helping to reduce the number of potential data breaches. In many situations, developers (Read more...)