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NIST Requests Public Comments on Draft Special Publication 800-190, Application Container Security Guide
April 10, 2017

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-190, Application Container Security Guide. Application container technologies, better known as containers, are a form of operating system virtualization combined with application software packaging. Draft SP 800-190 explains the security benefits and concerns associated with container technologies and makes practical recommendations for addressing the concerns when planning for, implementing, and maintaining containers.

The public comment period closes May 18, 2017.

Visit the SP 800-190 publication record for a copy of the draft document and a template for submitting comments.

Created April 12, 2017, Updated May 15, 2017