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CNCF Adopts 2 Container Security Projects

A pair of new open source container security projects find a home at the CNCF. Enterprise Cloud News' Scott Ferguson reports the details.

Containers stand to get more secure, and the security more widely available, through a pair of open source security project adopted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

The two projects, Notary and The Update Framework, provide enhanced security for container images and the system by which they are developed and updated. Together, they are the 13th and 14th projects adopted and hosted by CNCF.

For a full write-up on the projects and their role within CNCF, read Scott Ferguson's article Cloud Native Computing Foundation Adopts Two Security Projects at Security Now's sister publication Enterprise Cloud News.

— Curtis Franklin is the editor of SecurityNow.com. Follow him on Twitter @kg4gwa.

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Curtis Franklin, Principal Analyst, Omdia

Senior Analyst, Omdia

Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Analyst at Omdia, focusing on enterprise security management. Previously, he was senior editor of Dark Reading, editor of Light Reading's Security Now, and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek, where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes

Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has been on staff and contributed to technology-industry publications including BYTE, ComputerWorld, CEO, Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.

Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most recent books, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, and Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, are published by Taylor and Francis.

When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in running, amateur radio (KG4GWA), the MakerFX maker space in Orlando, FL, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.

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