Cloud Native Software Security Handbook

Cloud Native Software Security Handbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 372 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (August 25, 2023)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1837636982
  • ISBN-13: 978-1837636983

eBook Description:

Cloud Native Software Security Handbook: Master widely used cloud-native platforms like Kubernetes, Calico, Kibana, Grafana, Anchor, and more to ensure secure infrastructure and software development

For a Cloud security engineer, it is crucial to think beyond the few managed services provided by the cloud vendor and truly use the plethora of cloud-native tools available for developers and security professionals, which allow for providing security solutions at scale. In this book, we cover technologies for securing the infrastructure, containers, and runtime environments using vendor-agnostic cloud-native tools under the CNCF.

The book begins by introducing the what and whys of the cloud-native environment along with a primer about the platforms that we would be exploring ongoing in the book. We then progress in the book as one would in the development phase of an application. We continue by exploring the System design choices and security trade-offs and then secure application coding techniques that every developer should be mindful of. As we move into more advanced topics, we look into the security architecture of the system and threat modelling practices, and we conclude by explaining the laws and guidelines regulating security practices in the cloud native space while exploring some real-world repercussions that companies have faced in the past due to a company’s immature security practices.

  • Learn security concerns and challenges for cloud-based app development
  • Explore various tools for securing config, networks, and runtime
  • Implementing threat modeling for risk mitigation strategies
  • Implement various security solutions for the CI/CD pipeline
  • Discover best practices for logging, monitoring, and alerting
  • Understand regulatory compliance product impact on cloud security

By the end of the Cloud Native Software Security Handbook book, you’ll find yourself better positioned in creating secure safe code and system designs.


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