Azure Security Center – Scan your container images for vulnerabilities

Do you deploy your apps in containers? Do you scan them for security vulnerabilities? No? You should.

Containers are all the rave this year and will continue in the following years; The problem that we’re going to face really soon (honeymoon effect) with the boom of containers is that security is still important even here.

What? Security around containers? “Containers are immutable and secure and don’t have moving parts and…”

Compared to a regular VM, yes containers are much more secure because they have a lower footprint but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t care about security. You can hack a container as simple as a simple VM. You’re running Apache, NGINX, Node? If you’re running old versions that have vulnerabilities, guess what, they can be exploited 🙂

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