Docker Security - Quick Reference


The security defaults of Docker are established to get you up and running (“just work”) quickly, rather than being the most secure. There are many default configurations that can be improved upon. This book will help you do just that.

Covering the risks and countermeasures of Docker security, based on Kim’s own personal experience with Docker environments and discussions with Docker Security Team Lead Diogo Mónica.

Self Hosted and LeanPub

Check out Kim’s blog post which goes into some of the detail within this book, along with what others are saying about Docker Security.

Docker Security Quick Reference

Please note that the entire content of this book is included in The VPS chapter of Holistic InfoSec for Web Developers F1.

Errata (errors, typos, etc.)
Kim Carter
Kim Carter
Technologist / Engineer, Information Security Professional

Technologist / Engineer, Information Security Professional, Entrepreneur and the founder of BinaryMist Ltd and PurpleTeam-Labs. Ex OWASP NZ Chapter Leader of eight years. Certified Scrum Master. Facilitator, mentor and motivator of cross functional, self managing teams. With a solid 20 years of commercial industry experience across many domains.