Docker Container

Container Image Security: An Overview, Best practices, Image Scanning Tools

What is a Container?

Containers, in simple terms, are the objects that package your application and its dependencies and help you run them anywhere you want!

What is a Container Image?

A container image is a lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes everything needed to run an application: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, and settings.

I have listed down the top best practices to keep our Docker Container Images secure and also some of the top open-source tools to scan a Docker Image.

Check out this blog for more info where we have covered:

➽ What is a Container?

➽ What is Container Image?

➽ Container Image Security

➽ Container Image Security Best Practices

➽ How to Scan Container Image for Security Vulnerabilities?

➽ Tools for Scanning Container Image Security

➽ The Ultimate Goal: Secure Container Images Want to learn more?

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About the Author Atul Kumar

Oracle ACE, Author, Speaker and Founder of K21 Technologies & K21 Academy : Specialising in Design, Implement, and Trainings.

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