A Gartner report: 2020 Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

There is synergy in combining CWPP and CSPM capabilities, and multiple vendors are pursuing this strategy. The combination will create a new category of CNAPPs that scan workloads and configurations in development and protect workloads and configurations at runtime.

In this report, among its recommendations, Gartner is advising its clients to:

  • Favor CWPP vendors who specialize in container orchestration monitoring and serverless functionality.*
  • Require CWPP vendors to offer integrated cloud security posture management (CSPM) capabilities to identify risky configurations.*
  • Proactively extend workload testing (especially with containers and serverless) into the CI/CD pipeline. CWPP offerings that focus on runtime protection only are missing the critical shift in how applications and the workloads that host them are being developed.*
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    * Gartner, “Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms”, Neil MacDonald, Tom Croll, 14 April 2020.

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