Best Practice Report

Avoid The Security Inconsistency Pitfalls Transitioning To Serverless

Best Practices For Securing Serverless Applications

August 17th, 2022
With contributors:
Amy DeMartine , Sandy Carielli , Devin Dickerson , Isabelle Raposo , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Serverless architecture promises no infrastructure overhead, pay-as-you-go pricing, automated scale, and quick development and deployment. The implication is that less operational overhead translates to less complexity, less risk, and less worry. But serverless applications and environments are far from flawless, plagued by many of the same security issues that make the OWASP Top 10 list year after year, as well as new issues unique to limitless compute. Use this report to understand the common issues, where you are accountable, and what you can do to secure your serverless environments.

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