Transitioning to cloud-native environments has brought along security risks for companies, according to TechRadar.
Eighty-four percent of IT and security leaders from major organizations around the world believe that Kubernetes will emerge as the primary app development platform but 75% expressed concern over potential security risks stemming from the technology, a report from Venafi revealed.
Cybersecurity incidents impacting Kubernetes and container environments were also reported by 59% of respondents, with network breaches, API flaws, and misconfigured certificates being the most prevalent security issues. Such security concerns have prompted app launch delays and app service disruptions among 33% and 32% of respondents, respectively.
The findings suggest lacking preparedness among companies looking to fully adopt cloud-native architecture, according to Venafi Global Head of Cloud-Native Services Matt Barker.
"As organizations continue to move more critical workloads into cloud-native environments, they need to ensure they close these gaps, or we will see even more breaches and outages," said Barker.
Several new features have been added by DevOps security firm Cycode to its application security posture management platform led by the inclusion of generative artificial intelligence into its Risk Intelligence Graph, reports SiliconAngle.
Incident response firm BreachQuest has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by cyber risk management provider Resilience to facilitate more efficient cyber incident response efforts, SiliconAngle reports.