1. Access Control:
Ensure that only authorized users can access the container and its resources.
2. Network Security:
Configure network security settings to protect your containers from malicious traffic or attacks.
3. Image Security:
Ensure that all images used for containers have been verified and validated for security vulnerabilities.
4. Application Security:
Perform regular scans of applications running inside the container to identify any potential flaws and address them promptly.
5. Monitoring & Logging:
Monitor system performance and log events to detect suspicious activities or unexpected changes in behavior.
6. Patch Management:
Implement a patching strategy to ensure that all patches released by vendors are applied as soon as possible to minimize the risk of exploitation.
7. Backup & Recovery:
Establish a backup and recovery plan to quickly restore systems in the event of disaster or attack.
8. Regulatory Compliance:
Ensure that all containers are compliant with relevant regulations and standards set by different industry bodies.
9. Automation & Orchestration:
Ensure automated deployment tools are properly configured to minimize potential vulnerabilities during rollout.
10. Security Testing:
Incorporate security testing into development processes to identify any security issues early on and take corrective action as necessary.