Credential management is one of the most critical parts of the Ops/DevOps world as a leaked password may give full access to a database or queue that stores confidential data from customers. This could not only impact the reputation of the business but also imply very high fines, e.g. due to a GDPR data breach. Below are some practices that may sound obvious but you would be surprised by the number of companies that get hacked due to not following them.
Cloud native applications are built and deployed differently, what presents a number of challenges that require new approaches and tools to prevent data breaches. Let’s see some of them.
Security is becoming a key point in the development process as data breaches appear in the news every day and make company lose money and have reputation damage. Let’s see what can be done to protect the applications.