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Docker: Creating Structured Containers by Scott Gallagher, Allan Espinosa, Russ McKendrick, Santosh Kumar Konduri, Vaibhav Kohli, Rajdeep Dua, Neependra Khare, Oskar Hane, Shrikrishna Holla, Vinod Singh, Jeeva S. Chelladhurai, Pethuru Raj

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The Docker Bench Security application

In this section, we will cover the Docker Benchmark Security application that you can install and run. The tool will inspect the following components:

  • The host configuration
  • The Docker daemon configuration
  • The Docker daemon configuration files
  • Container images and build files
  • Container runtime
  • Docker security operations

Looks familiar? It should, as these are the same items that we reviewed in the previous section, only built into an application that will do a lot of heavy lifting for you. It will show you what warnings arise with your configurations and provide information on other configuration items and even the items that have passed the test.

We will look at how to run the tool, a live example, and what the output ...

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