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Docker 1.8 Improves Container Security With Content Trust

Aug 12, 2015, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

The problem is right now we have millions of software updates every day across containers, but we have not had a standard way to validate the integrity  and authenticity of those applications," Diogo Mónica, security lead for Docker, told eWEEK.

"So we really had to find a solution that is easy for developers while still working on any type of infrastructure. "Once you enable Content Trust in Docker 1.8.0, you're in a golden world where every operation that you do in Docker is a trusted operation," Monica said. "So all operations only work with trusted content." Trusted content is content that is digitally signed by the developer to provide a degree of authenticity and ownership.

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