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Sysdig 2023 Cloud-Native Security and Usage Report

Content The sixth annual Sysdig Cloud-Native Security and Usage Report digs into how Sysdig customers of all sizes and industries are using, securing, and paying for cloud and container environments. We examined the data and found some interesting trends that may help you as you work to develop best practices for securing and monitoring your cloud-native environments. This year’s report has new data on cloud security, container vulnerabilities, and Kubernetes cost optimization.


Securing PostgreSQL from Cryptojacking Campaigns in Kubernetes

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). Because of its robustness and scalability, PostgreSQL is used extensively in the cloud. Most public cloud providers including AWS, Azure and GCP provide database services to their customers based on PostgreSQL.

Moving on From Pod Security Policy with OPA and Styra DAS

In this video, Styra Solutions Architect Ádám Sándor shares how teams can use OPA and Styra DAS to manage the deprecation of Kubernetes PodSecurityPolicy (PSP) in Kubernetes v1.25. Not only can OPA can work in tandem with the new Pod Security Admission, but dedicated PSP Policy Packs with Styra DAS can help automate many of these necessary changes.

HashiCorp +Styra: Validate Terraform Infrastructure using Styra DAS and Terraform Cloud

Security teams must constantly scan infrastructure for policy violations. HashiCorp’s Terraform Cloud, and Styra DAS, an OPA-based authorization management platform, work together to keep infrastructure compliant by mandating verification of Terraform configurations at provisioning.

What is Service Mesh in Microservices?

The microservice architecture involves breaking the application into small interconnected services, each performing a specific task. This breakdown enables developers to work on individual services without affecting the rest of the application, leading to more agility and easier scaling. These services communicate through APIs and, as the number of services within an application increases, developers may introduce a microservice service mesh to control all the service-to-service communication.