With increased adoption comes increased scrutiny. We should expect more attention on container- and serverless-specific security concerns, including software image integrity, secrets management, controlled access to orchestration management, and several considerations around runtime protection and monitoring. While the shared responsibility model implemented by most cloud providers means that some traditional security concerns are now the responsibility of the provider, many security concerns are still the sole responsibility of organizations adopting cloud-delivered technologies.
The impact on security will be significant.
This 451 Business Impact Report explains the requirements of cloud native security and why organizations should approach it differently.