IBM Vulnerability Advisor

February 27, 2018

Automate and secure DevOps with container security

Adopting a container-based platform is the primary way development teams are streamlining their work and implementing secure DevOps. Pulling down a publicly available container image saves a lot of image preparation time. Automated toolchains also enable teams to develop and deploy innovative new apps more quickly, delivering frequent updates to customers. Safeguarding data associated with those […]

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March 6, 2017

Assessing the security risk of your containers with Vulnerability Advisor

We announced the launch of the Vulnerability Advisor (VA) service for IBM Containers at DockerCon 2015. Since then, VA has been continuously scanning thousands of customer images daily and reporting to our users discovered security issues on their containers in several dimensions, including vulnerabilities, compliance issues, security misconfigurations, and malware findings. In the current version of VA, a vulnerability assessment report includes the list of packages which are affected by known vulnerabilities. By checking this report, the user can take action to remediate issues by updating/reconfiguring/disabling discovered vulnerable packages.

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January 23, 2017

Vulnerability Advisor in action: Securing your containerized apps against malicious access

We'll take a look at how Vulnerability Advisor (VA) helps discover critical security holes in your containerized applications.

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January 20, 2017

Analyzing file-based malware with Vulnerability Advisor

Vulnerability Advisor (VA) discovers security, compliance, and configuration issues with your containerized apps throughout their DevOps life cycle. To further extend VA coverage, we are introducing file-based malware detection.

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December 28, 2016

Securing Docker containers with Vulnerability Advisor in Bluemix

Vulnerability Advisor (VA) is a component in the IBM Bluemix Container Service. It's a security management tool that can be used use to identify and manage vulnerabilities and configuration best practices for Docker images and Docker instances.

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November 4, 2016

Vulnerability Advisor – Secure your Dev + Ops across containers

Vulnerability Advisor reports provide a convenient way of quickly knowing if it’s safe to deploy an image in Bluemix. But what if it's already running? This post introduces the Live-scanner service for evaluating running containers in Bluemix.

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