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Ubuntu Core Linux Gets 'Snappy' for Docker Container Security

Dec 10, 2014, 19:28 (0 Talkback[s])
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From an application deployment perspective, applications for Snappy Ubuntu are packaged as "snaps," which provides a mechanism to help ensure package authenticity and security.

"Not only will users be able to validate what they downloaded is exactly what they wanted, they will also be able to validate that the current state on disk matches that at any time," Kirkland said. "The tools for this are not yet included, but are a critical piece of our security design and will become available during our beta program."

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