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The 12 Worst Serverless Security Risks

A new guide from the Cloud Security Alliance offers mitigations, best practices, and a comparison between traditional applications and their serverless counterparts.

Serverless computing has seen tremendous growth in recent years. This growth was accompanied by a flourishing rich ecosystem of new solutions that offer observability, real-time tracing, deployment frameworks, and application security.

As awareness around serverless security risks started to gain attention, scoffers, and cynics repeated the age-old habit of calling "FUD" — fear, uncertainty and doubt — on any attempt to point out that while serverless offers tremendous value in the form of rapid software development and huge reduction in TCO, there are also new security challenges.

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https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/the-12-worst-serverless-security-risks/a/d-id/1334079