OpenStack Summit 2018: Vancouver: Engineering Container Security: Addressing the Unique Security Challenges of Containers at Scale in a Multi-Cloud World

OpenStack Summit 2018: Vancouver: Engineering Container Security: Addressing the Unique Security Challenges of Containers at Scale in a Multi-Cloud World

Abstract

The progress being made in container technology is remarkable, especially now that Kubernetes, along with Mesos and Docker Swarm, are being widely used as the orchestration mechanisms for managing containers in distributed, scale-out computing. Revenue for container software is growing – reaching an estimated $3.5 billion by 2022 – with an additional $1.5 billion just for the orchestration and management software tools for containers. (source: Hurwitz Associates)

With container adoption on the rise, new security strategies are needed to address the unique challenges that containers represent. In this panel discussion, container experts will discuss the security risks of containers and briefly examine many of the multiple approaches that can be taken to achieve security in a container-based environment and a hybrid cloud world.

Presentation

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