The Yandex Cloud cloud platform has opened general access to the Vulnerability Scanner, with which users will be able to assess and improve the level of security when developing their IT projects in the cloud, the company said.

Yandex Cloud has opened a public access to its vulnerability scanner

The scanner is part of the Yandex Container Registry container image management service and is configured using the web interface. This will allow information security and DevOps specialists not to spend time configuring and supporting the product, Yandex Cloud is responsible for this.

How Vulnerability Scanner works:

  • The technology searches for vulnerabilities in images that contain components and dependencies necessary for the proper functioning of applications.
  • Compares the content of the selected image against the largest known vulnerability databases.
  • The user then receives a detailed report with identified security issues and possible solutions.

According to statistics from the Vulners Vulnerability Database, on average, more than 70 new security vulnerabilities appear every day.

The first six scans with Vulnerability Scanner are free, then the cost per scan will be 13 rubles.


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Source: RB

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