When you make changes in your development workflows or technologies, your security practices must also adjust. The move to containers is no different.

Migrating to new container and automation technologies can be very challenging; however, it also presents a unique opportunity to rapidly improve your DevSecOps practices along the way. The move to containers represents a fundamental shift in how applications are built, tested, and deployed.
New technologies such as Kubernetes, in conjunction with new processes such continuous integration, have completely changed the technology landscape and make it easier for organizations to be agile and rapidly respond to their customers. To help integrate these new tools and processes, companies like GitLab provide an all-in-one DevSecOps solution.

However, as organizations migrate to containers, security becomes more challenging and can derail entire projects.

This white paper is based on our experience helping organizations enhance their security as they embrace containerization technologies over the past several years.