Trends Report

The Key Customer Requirements Shaping The Future Of Cloud Workload Security (CWS)

August 30th, 2022
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , Hailey DiCicco , Peggy Dostie


In response to customers’ adoption of cloud and cloud security, cloud workload security (CWS) solutions are rapidly evolving. To improve policy management, CWS vendors are reporting integration between organically developed and acquired CWS components, security, asset cost control visibility, and machine learning-aided prioritization of risk detection. These improvements are present at three levels: 1) IaaS configuration cloud security posture management, 2) operating system cloud workload protection, and 3) container runtime and orchestration security.

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