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Challenges in Securing Application Containers and Microservices
Challenges in Securing Application Containers and Microservices

Challenges in Securing Application Containers and Microservices

Release Date: 07/16/2019

Application containers and a microservices architecture are being used to design, develop and deploy applications leveraging agile software development approaches such as Development Operations. Security must be embedded into these software development approaches. This document serves to identify challenges in securing application containers and microservices in the engineering of trustworthy secure systems through the lens of the Developer, Operator and Architect.


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Michael Roza
Michael Roza
Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance Professional

Michael Roza

Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance Professional

Since 2012 Michael has contributed to over 85 CSA projects completed by CSA's Internet of Things, Zero Trust/Software-Defined Perimeter, Top Threats, Cloud Control Matrix, Containers/Microservices, DevSecOps, and other working groups. He has also served as co-chair of CSA's Enterprise Architecture, Top Threats, and Security-as-a-Service working groups while also serving as the Standards Liaison Officer for IoT, ICS, EA, SECaaS, and Cloud Key M...

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