Container Security Learning Path

Learn to run applications in Docker while maintaining a solid security posture.

12 hours, 59 minutes

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    12 hours, 59 minutes

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About Container Security

Docker and Linux containers are changing the way applications are developed, tested and deployed. The Container Security learning path provides an overview of the key technologies used by Docker containers and how to utilize them for security. The learning path includes a review of Kubernetes, the most popular container orchestration system, focused on creating and running a secure cluster.



Container Security Skill Assessment

Assessment - 32 questions

Introduction and Overview of Containers

Course - 00:58:00

As more companies drive towards a container-driven architecture, a solid understanding of container fundamentals is vital. This course provides a solid overview of containers, including Docker, and orchestration of containers at scale with Kubernetes. It also provides guidance on how to reap the benefits of Docker containers while maintaining a solid security posture.
Docker Security

Course - 04:46:00

Learn Docker and containers from Linux kernel primitives that are fundamental for deploying and maintaining a container-based infrastructure. This course covers building secure container images, running containers securely, networking containers and how to manage vulnerabilities in containers across your infrastructure. Dive into Docker with security and confidence.
Kubernetes Security

Course - 05:54:00

Kubernetes has dominated the container orchestration ecosystem. During the move to a cloud-native infrastructure, it's crucial to understand how Kubernetes works with a security frame of mind. This course covers the fundamentals of Kubernetes and advanced topics.

Meet the author

Matt Tesauro

Matt Tesauro specializes in using containers for continuous security at AppSec Pipelines and is a founder of 10Security. Prior work includes Senior AppSec Engineer roles at Duo Security, Pearson and Rackspace. Matt has 20+ years of specializing in application and cloud security. He is a project leader for OWASP AppSec Pipeline & DefectDojo projects.

The AppSec Pipeline project brings DevOps lessons to AppSec while DefectDojo is an application that normalizes output from 70+ different security tools. He holds two degrees from Texas A&M University and several security and Linux certifications.

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Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

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  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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