Article published by: https://www.sdxcentral.com/
Author: Dan Meyer
Source URL: https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/protego-scores-2m-in-seed-funds-to-target-serverless-security/2018/05/
Protego emerged from stealth this week, scoring $2 million in seed funding as it targets security efforts in the serverless space. The Baltimore-based firm is focused on serverless, which is drawing increased interest due to how the model aligns with the agility mantra preached by DevOps. Serverless applications don’t rely on a fixed infrastructure; are designed to activate almost instantly; and can be programmed with a finite lifespan that cuts off all activity once a function is completed.
Solow laid out three core issues for serverless security: basic observability for what’s happening inside an application; taking that observability to configure the correct security posture for that application; and how that security posture deals with an actual attack.
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