A CWPP (Cloud Workload Protection Platform) can help you secure containers by providing visibility into their runtime behavior and applying security policies to prevent malicious activity. In addition to protecting cloud-native applications and containers, a CWPP can also help to secure the underlying cloud infrastructure.
When combined with other tools such as continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and cloud security posture management (CSPM), a CWPP can help businesses to achieve a complete cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP). What can these tools get you:
A) Improved security
By continuously monitoring and analyzing the behavior of cloud workloads, a CWPP can identify and alert on potential security threats, helping businesses to proactively defend against attacks. This is particularly important in the current threat landscape, where the use of cloud environments has become increasingly attractive to attackers due to their often-perceived lack of security.
B) Lower risk profile
In addition to improved security, implementing a CWPP can also help businesses to reduce their overall risk profile. By providing visibility into the behavior of cloud workloads, a CWPP can help businesses to identify and remediate potential vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by attackers. This can help to prevent costly data breaches and downtime, reducing the financial impact of security incidents.
c) Increased operational efficiency
Another key benefit of a CWPP is its ability to increase operational efficiency. By automating many of the manual processes involved in securing cloud environments, a CWPP can help businesses to free up valuable resources and focus on more strategic initiatives. This can also help to reduce the time and effort required to respond to security incidents, enabling businesses to quickly and effectively contain and remediate any threats.
A CWPP such as Sysdig Secure offers a comprehensive solution for protecting cloud workloads, enabling businesses to detect and prevent threats in real-time, while also providing visibility over their cloud infrastructure.