Ying Li

Introducing Docker Secrets Management

Containers are changing how we view apps and infrastructure. Whether the code inside containers is big or small, container architecture introduces a change to how that code behaves with hardware – it fundamentally abstracts it from the infrastructure. Docker believes that there are three key components to container security and together they result in inherently safer apps. A critical element of building safer apps is having a secure way of communicating with other apps and systems, something that often requires credentials, tokens, passwords and other types of confidential information—usually referred to as application secrets. We are excited to introduce Docker Secrets, a container native solution that strengthens the Trusted Delivery component of container security by integrating secret distribution directly into the container platform. With containers, applications are now dynamic and portable across multiple environments. This  made existing secrets distribution solutions Continue reading…

Chris Hines

Docker Webinar Q&A: Intro To Docker Security

Today, security is one the biggest topics within the enterprise world and tops the list of enterprise IT initiatives.  As companies have begun to adopt containers within their environments, they have realized the security benefits that come with them as well. Enterprises can now use containers as a means of actually reducing risk within their organization. Containers are isolated from one another, using the same kernel, but are completely unaware that each other exists. This isolation acts a natural security mechanism, making it difficult for hackers to break into environments and gain control of enterprise applications.