Containers offer many advantages for management, deployment, and efficient development of applications. Like any technology, however, they are subject to attack from malicious actors, and require diligent security. Vulnerabilities can appear in the container images themselves, in the registry where they are stored, or in the orchestration and deployment of the images. Let’s take a look.
Image Vulnerabilities & Countermeasures
With pressure to better respond to evolving agency needs, do more with less, and all that jazz, government agencies are turning to modern tools and DevOps practices to help developers become more efficient in delivering innovative solutions.
Want a good idea of “what’s coming next” in federal IT? Look no further than the financial services industry.
Consider the similarities between financial firms and government agencies. Both are highly regulated and striving for greater agility and efficiency and better control of their networks and data—not to mention both are highly regulated. Meanwhile, cybersecurity remains a core necessity for organizations in both industries.