In this section, we will review the various features, capabilities, and reasons to consider using Harbor as a container registry. These reasons will be explained using the security, control, and extensibility features of Harbor as described henceforth.
Using Harbor for security
There are some strong security reasons and features that make Harbor a good choice for a container registry, which shifts security to a proactive measure rather than reactive in the applications’ journey toward production. Let’s review these security benefits:
- Harbor comes with the capability to scan each image for the presence of critical vulnerability exposures (CVEs) as a result of certain software libraries and operating system versions used in the image. Such scanning provides a detailed report of the CVEs found in the corresponding image, along with their severity level, details of the exposure, and the version of the software in which that CVE is remediated. We...