Cloud Native is a buzzword used to describe the new generation of cloud applications; ones made to run in the cloud in a scalable, automated fashion. Public cloud is forecast to be US$~350 Billion by the year 2022 and when the market grows, challenges grow with it as well. Security is one of the biggest […]
This week’s selected open-source project of the week is a Kubernetes toolkit from Aqua Security called Starboard. Starboard integrates Kubernetes tools into the Kubernetes experience in order to provide a unified security experience. “What if all the Kubernetes security tools spoke the same language that everyone knows and understands? Similar to the standardized and well-known […]
These kinds of attacks against container runtime environments aren’t new, said Tsvi Korren, field CTO at Aqua Security, in an email. “The fact that these environments blindly accept commands to pull (download) and run any publicly available image is giving a great incentive to attackers, because once they find an opening they can run basically […]
Container storage and data management company Portworx has conducted its annual Container Adoption Survey every year since 2016. 2019’s report, which was jointly conducted with Aqua, “… tells a story of unabated growth in containerization with over 87% of respondents stating that they are running container technologies up from only 55% in 2017. Of those running applications in […]
One example of attack as a result of a misconfigured container took place when hackers exploited a misconfigured Docker API port to execute an Ubuntu container with the kinsing malware, which then runs a crypto miner and spreads the malware to other containers and hosts. The attack was discovered by security firm Aqua Security, the attack […]
Josh and Kurt talk to Liz Rice from Aqua Security about container security and her new book on the same topic. What does container security look like today? What are some things you can do now? What will container security look like in the future?
In this issue, we’ve rounded up interesting news from the cloud native ecosystem, upcoming events and happenings from Aqua. First up, we’re happy to announce that in May we closed a Series D round of funding for $30M, led by Greenspring Associates, with participation by Aqua’s existing investors – Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and TLV […]
Aqua Security is known for its technology designed to secure container-based, serverless and cloud native applications. The company has now added to its open source DNA. It has expanded its team by adding a group of open source software engineers and developers as part of its ongoing commitment to support open source communities. These open […]