2023 Gartner® Market Guide for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP)

Gartner predicts that by 2025, “60% of enterprises will have consolidated cloud workload protection platform (CWPP) and cloud security posture management (CSPM) capabilities to a single vendor, up from 25% in 2022.”

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In light of this, how can security and risk management teams evolve their cloud security to consolidate tools, reduce costs and complexity, and improve visibility across their infrastructure? The Gartner® Market Guide for CNAPP provides detailed market analysis, key findings, and strategic recommendations for securing your cloud-native applications.

Learn about market recommendations when selecting a CNAPP solution:

  • Reduce complexity and improve the developer experience by choosing integrated CNAPP offerings that provide complete life cycle visibility and protection of cloud-native applications across development and staging and into runtime operation
  • Favor CNAPP vendors that provide a variety of runtime visibility techniques, including traditional agents, Extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) support, snapshotting, privileged containers and Kubernetes (K8s) integration to provide the most flexibility at deployment
  • Whether a CNAPP is adopted or not, establish a vision for DevSecOps that puts developer experience as the primary goal. Aim for reduced friction, better risk identification and reducing false positives. Don’t make them leave their native tools, and provide specific context and recommendations for remediation

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Gartner, Market Guide for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP), 14 March 2023, Neil MacDonald, Charlie Winckless, Dale Koeppen

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