A Taxonomy of container security on computational clouds: concerns and solutions


  • Guilherme Panizzon Departamento de Ciencia da Computacao (DCC), Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brasil
  • Joao Henrique Faes Battisti Departamento de Ciencia da Computacao (DCC), Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brasil
  • Guilherme Piegas Koslovski Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Computacao Aplicada (PPGCA), DCC, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brasil
  • Maurício Aronne Pillon Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC)
  • Charles Christian Miers Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Computacao Aplicada (PPGCA), DCC, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brasil




Cloud computing, Container, Security, Taxonomy


VirtualizationincloudcomputinghasbeenusedincombinationwithenvironmentsPlatformas a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in order to provide performance, isolation, and scalability. However, containers and virtual machines (VMs) are susceptible to the vulnerabilities present in the core of operating system as well as container solutions, which are a risk for information and service operation of all entities sharing a same host. The safety recommendation guides aims to mitigate the security in this scenario, but the selection of containerization solutions taking into account security requirements is a complex task. Thus, we propose a security taxonomy focused on containers to cloud computing in order to assist the classification and evaluation containers security mechanisms and solutions.


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Maurício Aronne Pillon, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC)

Departamento de Ciência da Computação


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How to Cite

Panizzon, G., Henrique Faes Battisti, J., Piegas Koslovski, G., Aronne Pillon, M., & Christian Miers, C. (2019). A Taxonomy of container security on computational clouds: concerns and solutions. Revista De Informática Teórica E Aplicada, 26(1), 47–59. https://doi.org/10.22456/2175-2745.86196



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