Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

What Organizations Need to Know About Container Security

Docker's Sabree Blackmon Says Approach to Container Security Should Be Iterative
Sabree Blackmon, senior security engineer, Docker

Traditional security processes and controls don't translate cleanly to containers, says Sabree Blackmon of Docker, who does not recommend treating containers as virtual machines to help maximize the benefits.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Blackmon discusses:

  • Why container security needs a different approach;
  • Benefits to security teams from containers;
  • Common misconceptions and myths.

Blackmon is a senior security engineer at Docker. While he initially focused on military and hardened embedded systems, Blackmon now focuses on solving complex security problems in distributed systems and the cloud.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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