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Ten Basic Steps To Secure Software Containers

Instructions For Safely Developing And Deploying Software In Containers

April 14, 2017


Why Read This Report

Software containers help developers incorporate new microservice application designs, build and release code faster, and push fixes through testing more frequently. Today, most organizations use containers to support development and testing procedures, but as adoption moves from experimentation into production, S&R pros need to understand what's unique about containers to properly harden and secure them. This report explains how to work with AD&D and I&O pros and how to implement the 10 steps necessary to build security into containers from the start.

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Table of Contents

  • Secure Containers Now, Before They Put Your Customers At Risk
  • Containers' Architectural Layers Have Distinct Security Implications
  • Master These 10 Tasks To Harden Containers
  • What It Means

  • Expect Container Security Technologies To Consolidate
  • Supplemental Material
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