Security Concepts

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This section provides links to conceptual documentation that describes how Pivotal Platform implements security at different levels.

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

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

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

  • Application Security Groups: Explains the different types of application security groups, how they work and how to apply them.

  • Application 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.