Containers and the Need to Contain Enhanced Security2/17/2016
- In the world of physical security, for the most part, isolation is viewed as a good thing on two fronts. In fact, in the context of jails, the two benefits are teaching a bad actor a lesson, and keeping them away from others to prevent a contagion. The latter point is also true as to why the first thing healthcare officials do in the face of a possible epidemic is to isolate those already affected. Interestingly, when it comes to the all things relating to how we compute, store and move data, isolation takes on a different connotation. In fact, thanks to Docker isolation can be seen as a beautiful thing because its benefits are seen as having a positive connotation.