Cloud-native applications that are based on new types of infrastructure such as containers and serverless platforms are being rapidly adopted by organizations worldwide. While cloud-native applications deliver compelling benefits such as elastic scalability, unmatched resilience and rapid development velocity, they also raise challenges.
Cloud-native applications have a huge number of moving parts and are based on short-lived infrastructure elements that are here one minute and gone the next. This raises operational and maintenance challenges, but above all, it creates security concerns. Cloud-native security requires new approaches, strategies and tools. In this article, I’ll cover a few tips that can help you improve security for your organization’s cloud-native portfolio.