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NIST IR 8176

Security Assurance Requirements for Linux Application Container Deployments

Date Published: October 2017


Ramaswamy Chandramouli (NIST)



application container; capabilities; Cgroups; container image; container registry; kernel loadable module; Linux kernel; namespace; Trusted Platform Module.
Control Families

Access Control; Configuration Management; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
ITL Bulletin
SP 800-190

Document History:
08/01/17: IR 8176 (Draft)
10/11/17: IR 8176 (Final)