Why the cloud has broken approaches to application security

Michael Landl, Senior Director of Security at Dynatrace, explains how cloud services and modern development practices have broken existing approaches to application security, and highlights why a new approach is needed:

How have cloud-native architectures broken existing approaches to application security?

As more organizations move toward cloud-native application architectures, built on microservices, containers, and platforms like Kubernetes, it will become harder to identify vulnerabilities and ensure robust application security. This is because these environments are highly dynamic, where change is the only constant. Our research has found that 61 percent of organizations say their environment changes once every minute or less, and nearly a third say it changes at least once per second.

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