A new survey by NeuVector revealed the challenges that enterprises face as they increasingly turn to microservices architectures.
Indeed, it was reported that 76% of respondents believe that container security is the main priority for their organization. However, there are still many concerns over container security responsibilities within enterprises, how to balance security with performance, and how to respond to security incidents.
Despite the fact that container security is their main priority or among their top priority, enterprises are still mixed in how they are addressing security and which team should be responsible for securing container environments and Kubernetes.
Moreover, 63% of respondents declared that they would limit security measures in order to maintain faster production. This could lead to important repercussions from known and unknown vulnerabilities. Yet, 61% said they use Kubernetes Pod security and network security policies, as well as have vulnerability scanning, network inspection, and blocking.
Furthermore, in order to protect critical applications and data when incidents do occur, businesses are leveraging a broad range of tools and strategies. Indeed, many respondents have declared to have adopted Layer 3 and 4 network blocking, network packet capture, container process blocking, file access monitoring, or container quarantining.
Finally, the survey found out that there was a vital need for information when deploying Kubernetes and pursue container security measures.