The recent article written by Matt Conran on Network World succinctly captures the challenges with securing cloud native applications. Traditional security models are focused on keeping the bad actors out, whereas the article suggests a new model, zero trust security (similar to the one used by Google, Netflix, and Facebook). The article highlights some key tenets such as application identity, visibility, and policy when securing containerized applications.
By William Choe, VP Marketing/Product of Octarine
We are at a unique inflection point both in the market, as cloud-native applications start to take off, and with our company, as we publicly launch our cloud-native security platform. On the precipice of this gigantic IT shift and company milestone, I thought it would be good to capture the moment, so I sat down with Octarine’s two founders, Shemer Schwarz (SS) and Haim Helman (HH) to get their perspective on what’s going on. Here’s what they had to say: