Nathan McCauley

Your Software is Safer in Docker Containers

The Docker security philosophy is Secure by Default. Meaning security should be inherent in the platform for all applications and not a separate solution that needs to be deployed, configured and integrated. Today, Docker Engine supports all of the isolation features available in the Linux kernel. Not only that, but we’ve supported a simple user experience by implementing default configurations that provide greater protection for applications running within the Docker Engine, making strong security default for all containerized applications while still leaving the controls with the admin to change configurations and policies as needed. But don’t take our word for it.  Two independent groups have evaluated Docker Engine for you and recently released statements about the inherent security value of Docker. Gartner analyst Joerg Fritsch recently published a new paper titled How to Secure Docker Containers in Operation on this blog post.  In it Fritsch states the following: “Gartner Continue reading…

Victor Coisne

New DockerCon video: Docker Security (renamed from Docker and SELinux)

In this session, Daniel Walsh from Red Hat explains how SELinux works, how Docker can work with SELinux and how Mandatory Access Control gives additional security to Docker Containers. Here is the presentation slide deck.       Learn More Read more about Docker and SELinux Docker Events and Meetup View the list of upcoming events & meetup Find a Docker meetup group Try Docker and stay up-to-date Try our online tutorial Sign up for Docker Weekly