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This project is part of the liveProject series Secure Docker-Based API Services
basics of Ubuntu as host system • basic Ubuntu commands • basics of Git • basic debugging
skills learned
building secure Docker images • identifying vulnerabilities • remediating vulnerabilities • verifying remediations, digital signing
Sashank Dara
1 week · 4-6 hours per week · BEGINNER

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As the DevSecOps engineer for Zozo, an online gift store, you’ll write Docker files and build secure Docker images that keep Zozo’s customers happy and your manager even happier. Along the way, you’ll spot potential security vulnerabilities using several open source tools, and ward against cyberattacks with digital signatures.

This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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Sashank Dara

Sashank Dara received his PhD in cybersecurity from IIIT-Bangalore in the area of applied cryptography and threat intelligence. He’s an expert cybersecurity technologist with more than 17 years of experience in the field, including as a consultant advisor for Manipal Global Education Services’ cybersecurity programs and as a security technology and strategy advisor for security startups including Appknox, Haltdos, and SecurityJourney.com. He remains a trusted information security consultant and advisor for top companies in EdTech, IT/ITes, academia, and real estate. He’s the co-inventor of 5 U.S. patents (and 3 IETF drafts) in the areas of cloud, SDN, and NFV security, and he’s published more than a dozen research papers at IEEE, LNCS conferences in the areas of cloud security, privacy, cryptography, and threat intelligence. A prolific speaker at security conferences and invited talks, Dara is currently the CTO and co-founder of Seconize, an award-winning cybersecurity startup pioneering a cyber risk and compliance management SaaS product suite.


This liveProject is for DevSecOps engineers interested in learning how to secure Docker images in an Ubuntu host system. To begin this liveProject, you will need to be familiar with the following:

  • Ubuntu
  • Shopizer
  • Git
  • Basic debugging
  • Basic Ubuntu commands
  • Basics of Git

you will learn

In this liveProject, you will build secure Docker images, identify potential security vulnerabilities, and prevent cyber attacks using open-source tools and global best practices.

  • Setting up the environment to run open-source e-commerce software in a Docker container
  • Identifying the security issues in Docker files and images using open-source tools
  • Remediating security issues
  • Verifying remediation
  • Testing API services for functionality and security


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