It must be, I thought, one of the races most persistent and comforting
hallucinations to trust that "it can't happen here" - that one's own time and
place is beyond cataclysm.
Security is one of the most controversial topics in the software industry.
How do you measure security? Is your favorite software fundamentally
insecure? Are Docker containers secure?
Dan Walsh, SELinux architect, wrote: "Some people make the mistake of
thinking of containers as a better and faster way of running virtual
machines. From a security point of view, containers are much weaker."
Meanwhile, James Bottomley, Linux Maintainer and former Parallels CTO, wrote:
"There's contentions all over the place that containers are not actually as
secure as hypervisors. This is not really true. Parallels and Virtuozo, we've
been running secure containers for at least 10 years." To add ... (more)