New Open Source Project Trireme Aims to Secure Containers

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A team made of former Cisco and Nuage Networks veterans has developed an open source project it released this week named Trireme that takes an application-centric approach to securing code written in containers.

Trireme is deigned to work with Docker containers and integrates with Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration platform. Reuven Cohen, who was formerly at Citrix and now runs development at Aporeto, says the goal of Trireme was to develop an agile security platform that doesn’t come with the complexities of managing network-based security mechanisms. “Aporeto Trireme attaches security to the application by authentication and authorization,” the project’s web site explains. “This method is simple, scalable, and network-agnostic.” 

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