In the latest installment of CyberWire-X, N2K’s CSO, Chief Analyst, and Senior Fellow, Rick Howard, sat down with Tim Miller, Technical Marketing Engineer for Panoptica, Cisco’s Cloud Application Security solution, and Kevin Ford, Esri’s CISO. Sponsored by Outshift by Cisco, the episode delved into the topic of Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPPs) and the crucial role they play in reducing complexity.
The discussion revolved around the complexity reduction need that Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPPs) provide. The guests emphasized the importance of these platforms in addressing the challenges posed by modern cloud environments and the increasing sophistication of cyber threats targeting cloud-native applications.
As Tim Miller highlighted the role of Panoptica, Cisco’s Cloud Application Security solution, and the significance of Outshift as Cisco’s incubation engine for new products and markets, it became evident that CNAPPs are integral in ensuring the security and protection of cloud-native applications.
Moreover, Kevin Ford, Esri’s CISO, shared insights into the practical implications of CNAPPs in the context of his organization’s security strategy. His perspective added real-world context to the discussion, emphasizing the need for effective, scalable, and comprehensive protection measures for cloud-native applications.
Throughout the episode, the panel underscored the importance of understanding and leveraging Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms to address the evolving threat landscape and ensure the security of cloud-native applications.
To further explore the topic of Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms, the panel pointed listeners to Panoptica’s website at https://panoptica.app and encouraged attendance at the upcoming Cisco Live EMEA event in Amsterdam from February 5-8, 2024.
Overall, the episode provided valuable insights into the significance of CNAPPs and their role in addressing the complexities and security challenges associated with cloud-native applications. As organizations continue to embrace cloud technologies, understanding and implementing robust protection measures for cloud-native applications will be essential in safeguarding against cyber threats.