VMware has expanded its Carbon Black Cloud platform for endpoint and workload security to support container image scanning and hardening.
First released last December, the Carbon Black Cloud container security feature provides visibility into on-premises and public cloud Kubernetes clusters to identify misconfigurations and other security risks. In addition, users can customize policies to maintain compliance and ensure the desired state configurations.
The new vulnerability management tool scans all container images to identify security risks as they are created before deploying them to production. This reduces the overall risk profile of the application by minimizing the attack vectors. InfoSec and DevOps teams can also restrict the registrations and repositories allowed in production.
These container security functions Use the technology VMware has acquired Octarine – one of the virtualization giants several purchases in the past year. However, …