Cloud Security

Top Four Risks When Using Serverless Function in Cloud Native Applications

September 10, 2021

Serverless is a new computing mode of the cloud native architecture, mainly taking the form of function as a service (FaaS). For the serverless mode, developers will write a function and define when and how to invoke it and then the function will run in the server provided by the cloud provider. All developers need […]

Security Visibility Augmented by Cloud Native

August 25, 2021

In the cloud native era, containerized infrastructure makes possible much more lightweight applications that run faster. Dozens or even hundreds of containers can be rapidly deployed and run on a host. What’s more, Kubernetes and other container orchestration platforms provide excellent security management mechanisms like load balancing, task scheduling, and fault tolerance. Therefore, in a […]

SASE, Born for Digital Age

August 19, 2021

SASE (Security Access Services Edge, pronounced sassy /ˈsæsi/) is a network security service architecture introduced by Gartner in 2019. Gartner defines it as “an emerging offering combining comprehensive WAN capabilities with comprehensive network security functions (such as SWG, CASB, FWaaS, and ZTNA) to support the dynamic security access needs of digital enterprises.” In the diagram below, […]

Security Risks and Threats of Containerized Infrastructure

August 17, 2021

As a kind of lightweight virtualization technology, containers run in the operating system kernel of a host. Therefore, traditional security issues remain in hosts and networks. Besides, container escape risks, container image risks, virtual network risks, and configuration risks will become new security threats facing containerized infrastructure. Attacks on Container Images With the prevalence of […]

What is Cloud Native Security

August 5, 2021

After nearly 20 years of cloud computing development, we have stepped into the cloud native era. Cloud native technologies, exemplified by container, service mesh, and micro-service, are bringing disruptive changes to IT infrastructure, platforms, and application systems deployed for various sectors and are also permeating industrial Internet platforms with IT/OT convergence, 5G infrastructure with IT/CT […]

Cloud DPS – Optimization for a Managed Security Service Customer

July 27, 2021

Today DDoS attacks are continuing to increase in frequency, volume and duration to affect a business’s continuity and reputation. DDoS mitigation capability has become the top priority for CIO/CISOs in Enterprise, Internet content providers and government, while they may have to face the challenge of finding sufficient experienced security professionals to build, maintain and operate […]

A Look into RSAC 2020: Cloud Security

April 13, 2020

RSA Conference (RSAC) 2020 was held still at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in February as scheduled. Unfortunately, I failed to attend this conference. So, instead of talking about my actual feelings of visiting the scene, I focus on what I think after watching session tracks of this conference.

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