Aqua Security in July debuted a new cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) to ease the journey from scanning and visibility to workload protection in cloud-native environments. The platform reduces administrative burden and allows security teams to start with scanning and cloud security posture management, and then add in sandboxing capabilities and workload protection as needed.
The unified approach lowers management overhead for advanced runtime features and is available as a SaaS or self-hosted deployment, according to Burlington, Mass.-based Aqua Security. It also enables customers to benefit from better context and prioritization in identifying risks and threats and adopt a full life-cycle approach to securing cloud-native applications.
The Aqua Platform enhances runtime protection with file integrity monitoring for containers as well as threat response policies that specifically block reverse shell attempts and cryptomining. The platform can also define custom severities for specific vulnerabilities to conform with customers’ internal standards, according to Aqua Security.