This section provides links to topics about how Pivotal implements security in the stemcell layer of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).
Understanding Floating Stemcells: How PCF automatically upgrades all compatible products when a new stemcell is available.
Windows Stemcell Hardening: The settings for Local Group Policy and Local Security Policy that Pivotal incorporates into its Windows 2016 stemcells to optimize security.
Linux Stemcell Hardening: How Pivotal secures Linux stemcells through regular testing and minimizing their surface of vulnerability.
For more information about stemcell availability and related security fixes, see Stemcell Release Notes.