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Tool and Usage

Anchore is a toolkit to perform in-depth container analysis, inspection, and controlling them. Among security scanning, it can do a wide range of functions.

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Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a container security tool and Docker security tool.

Anchore is commonly used for system hardening. Target users for this tool are developers, pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • Anchore is written in Python
  • Command line interface

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + Commercial support available
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Anchore, Inc.


Support operating systems

Anchore is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use Anchore.

  • click
  • clint
  • docker-py
  • jsonschema
  • prettytable
  • pyyaml
  • requests
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Project details
Latest release1.1.5 [2017-09-08]
License(s)Apache License 2.0
Last updatedSept. 25, 2017

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