Security Concepts

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The topics in this section describe how Pivotal Platform implements security at different levels.


  • PAS Security: Provides an overview of the measures Pivotal Application Service (PAS) implements to minimize security risks.

  • Container Security: Describes how Pivotal Platform isolates containers and limits privileges for containers.

  • Container-to-Container Networking: Describes how the container-to-container networking feature enables and secures internal app-to-app communication.

  • App Security Groups: Describes the different types of App Security Groups (ASGs), how they work, and how to apply them.

  • App SSH Components and Processes: Provides an overview of the components that support SSH access to apps.

  • Floating Stemcells: Describes how Pivotal Platform automatically upgrades all compatible products when a new stemcell is available.