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Cloud native technologies empower organizations to build and run scalable applications in modern, dynamic environments such as public, private, and hybrid clouds. Containers, cloud functions (serverless), service meshes, micro-services, immutable infrastructure, and declarative APIs exemplify this approach. Cloud-Native Applications is a fundamentally new and exciting approach to designing and building software. However, it also raises a completely new set of security challenges. For example, when you move to a microservice model, end-to-end visibility, monitoring and detection become more complex and difficult to execute.
Note: This project is a continuation of a previous project - "The Serverless Security Top 10 Most Common Weaknesses Guide", which was released on January 17th 2018 by PureSec, with collaboration of industry thought leaders from: IBM, iRobot, Denim Group, Cisco, Nordstrom, Asurion, Capital One, Microsoft, Check Point, A Cloud Guru and Cloud Academy.
The primary goal of this document is to provide assistance and education for organizations looking to adopt Cloud-Native Applications. The guide provides information about what are the most prominent security risks for Cloud-Native applications, the challenges involved, and how to overcome them.
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