Lacework releases cloud-native application security service

Cloud security vendor Lacework this week announced the availability of a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) for its broader Polygraph Data Platform offering, providing an agentless, low-touch option for organizations looking to improve their application security posture.

There are two main components to the CNAPP release, according to Lacework, both of which require only that the user connect their cloud accounts with Lacework’s apparatus. The first is attack path analysis, which uses Lacework’s systems to analyze configurations, network topography and more to provide a visual representation of possible ways in which bad actors could compromise application workloads. The system searches for misconfigurations, open network access, identity management roles and known software vulnerabilities to create its diagnosis.

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