Topic: container

Red Hat software now available on IBM Power Systems

IBM announced the availability of Red Hat software on IBM Power Systems and new IBM Power Systems hardware. Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Virtual Server leverages OpenShift’s bare metal installer, Red Hat Runtimes, and newly certified Red Hat Ansible Content Collections. Also, the new IBM Private Cloud Rack Solution provides clients with an optimized, … continue reading

Rapid7 acquires Kubernetes security provider Alcide

Rapid7 acquired the Kubernetes provider Alcide to help its customers rapidly adopt and secure cloud environments.  Alcide provides Kubernetes security fully integrated into the DevOps lifecycle and processes so that business applications can be rapidly deployed while also protecting cloud environments from malicious attacks, according to Brian Johnson, the SVP of Cloud Security Practice at … continue reading

Sysdig Container Security report

Report: Container security is shifting left

A recent survey has revealed that container security is shifting left with 74% of organizations scanning container images during the build process. Unfortunately, the report also revealed that the majority of container images are overly permissive. According to Sysdig’s fourth annual Sysdig Container Security and Usage report, 58% of containers analyzed were running as a … continue reading

StorageOS V2.0 launched to run stateful workloads with Kubernetes at scale

StorageOS announced V2.0 of its software-defined, persistent storage for Kubernetes. Now, by deploying a StorageOS container, enterprises can run stateful workloads with Kubernetes in production at scale.  “Trends in the cloud-native market have shown that users want to run hyper-converged and/or multiple-cluster Kubernetes environments with the underlying storage to support cloud-native workflows and stateful applications,” … continue reading

Report: Container and Kubernetes security concerns are inhibiting business innovation

The latest edition of the State of Container and Kubernetes Security Report finds that 44% of respondents have delayed deploying cloud-native applications because of security concerns, delaying the deployment of cloud-native applications into production. StackRox surveyed more than 540 IT professionals for this third version of its industry-first report. Roughly 25 percent of respondents serve … continue reading

CoreOS Container Linux

CoreOS Container Linux will reach end-of-life on May 26

CoreOS Container Linux will reach its end-of-life on May 26, 2020 and will no longer receive updates. Fedora CoreOS is the official successor to CoreOS Container Linux.  Fedora CoreOS is built for running containerized workloads securely and at scale and It combines the provisioning tools and automatic update model of Container Linux with the packaging … continue reading

Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 to deliver a multi-cloud experience

Red Hat announced the release of Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 to deliver an integrated, multi-cloud experience to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform users.  According to the company, Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4 offers greater abstraction and flexibility so that customers can have the freedom to choose data services across multiple public clouds, … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: NeuVector extends AWS integrations, Google Cloud announces Workload Identity, and LogicMonitor introduces Anomaly Detection

Container security company NeuVector has extended its security offerings with AWS Cloud. New AWS Cloud integrations include AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (AWS EKS), AWS ECS, and AWS App Mesh. NeuVector also announced a number of new features, such as Kubernetes ConfigMaps, process and file system blocking, process history recording, multi-layer image scanning, and … continue reading

Report: The 10 most popular Docker images contain at least 30 vulnerabilities each

While Docker images may be valuable to application container technology, they come at a security cost. A new report reveals the top 10 most popular Docker images each contain at least 30 vulnerabilities. According to the 2019 State of Open-Source Security report by Snyk, an open-source security platform provider, “Docker images almost always bring known … continue reading

Google Kubernetes Engine Sandbox mitigates container escape vulnerabilities

Companies running applications that use untrusted code can experience “container escape,” a vulnerability tracked as CVE-2019-5736, that can hijack the shared host operating system and wreak havoc from there. According to the Information Technology Library, runc used in Docker before 18.09.2 and other products, allows attackers to overwrite the host runc binary within a new … continue reading

StackRox launches new Kubernetes monitoring and security features

Container security company StackRox launched three new features for its StackRox Container Security Platform today — deployment-centric visibility, multi-factor risk profiling and network policy management — which the company hopes will help address difficulties in intercontainer communication and monitoring in Kubernetes deployments. “Deployed as a set of containers using Kubernetes YAML files or Helm charts, … continue reading

premium Five considerations when moving toward cloud native

Building applications had rapidly become the easy part of development. Whether on the web or mobile, these applications need a place to live, and that place is constantly changing. From local servers in closets to colocation facilities to the cloud, we’ve seen rapid change over just the last few years. Now we have containers and … continue reading

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