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Google Cloud launches container security tool and more at Tokyo jamboree

September 20, 2018 / James Bourne

Google has rolled out a series of cloudy updates in time for its Cloud Next Tokyo event - around container security, in-memory data, and artificial intelligence (AI).Container Registry vulnerability scanning, launched in beta, looks to prevent the deployment of vulnerable images by automatically detecting known security vulnerabilities during the continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) processes. Regular readers of this publication will certainly be aware of the importance of security in containerisation and DevOps. Indeed, back in June this publication wrote about the various pieces of research around unsecured consoles and dashboards, with companies including Tesla and Weight Watchers affected. This is where Google wants to shore things up (below). All container images built using its fully managed CI/CD platform, Cloud Build, will now be automatically scanned for OS package vulnerabilities. What's more, vulnerability scanning will also be integrated with Binary Authorization...