“First impressions count, so take a look at the README for your project’s GitHub repo,” says Liz Rice, VP of open source engineering at Aqua Security. “This is often the first thing that a potential user might see, so it needs to make it very clear what this project will do and how it’s going to […]
Aqua Security’s research team, Nautilus, recently revealed that several SaaS services used by container developers are susceptible to cryptocurrency mining. While the risks are real, organizations will not stop using open source software. The efficiency benefits are too great to simply go back and write software from scratch. Open source is here to stay.
Aqua Security in April debuted Dynamic Threat Analysis to defend container-based environments from sophisticated malware that can only be detected using dynamic analysis of a running container. Six months later, the company debuted new Kubernetes-native security capabilities to secure applications that run on Kubernetes across the development, deployment and runtime phases of the application life […]
Tsvi Korren, field CTO of application security company Aqua Security, recommended laying down rules for developers for using open-source components. “An organization can say it’s okay to use open-source components, but you need components that have had a commit in the last three months or a project that has more than 10 maintainers so it isn’t […]
Happy New Year! For us in cloud native industry, 2021 promises to be an exciting one. As companies accelerate their digital transformation, security will be more critical than ever. There’s a lot to look forward to – starting this month, KubeSec Enterprise Summit will bring together industry thought leaders and discuss all things cloud native […]
One lesson data centers should not take away from the SolarWinds breach is that installing supplier patches is a bad idea. The attack did compromise the automated software update system, but it’s a lot more dangerous to leave known vulnerabilities in your systems, said Tsvi Korren, field CTO at Aqua Security. “It requires some painstaking […]
Cloud native technologies have the potential to truly change the way we access and secure applications, but the success of this relies on the people and processes in place to handle the roll out of these technologies. This requires appropriate leadership, and decision makers within an organisation who demonstrate robust cloud security leadership are more […]
4. Cloud-based services will come under increased attack Infrastructure as code (IaC), platform as a service, and software as a service will attract more attention than ever from attackers in 2021. Amir Jerbi, CTO of Aqua Security, a cloud application security provider, explained that, because DevOps increasingly uses IaC templates to automate provisioning of cloud-native platforms, […]