Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPP)

According to analyst firm Gartner, "The market for CWPPs is defined by workload-centric security offerings that target the unique protection requirements of workloads in modern hybrid, multi cloud data center architectures.”

Gartner's key findings include:
- The majority of organizations are actively containerizing their applications
- Cloud-native security is increasingly shifting left, but too often container workloads are deployed without adequate runtime protection
- Your cloud-native security solution should provide consistent visibility and control of all container workloads
- For runtime security, anti-malware centric strategies must give way to “zero-trust” and application process whitelisting models

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Gartner, Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms, 14 April 2020, Neil MacDonald, Tom Croll

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