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Mitigating serverless and FaaS security threats

By Orlando Castillo
Published on: November, 2019

As digital products and applications permeate every aspect of modern business, cybersecurity is a top priority for organizations, especially for those dealing with web-based products and cloud architectures.

Meanwhile, with the rise of serverless computing, organizations are having fresh conversations about security as they navigate the next stage of software development and product management.

In this white paper, we’ll explore some of the most common security vulnerabilities in serverless computing, including what types of attacks and breaches are occurring, as well as offering advice on security best practices.

98% of functions in serverless applications are at risk, with 16% considered to be in serious jeopardy.

About the author


Orlando Castillo

Software Engineer - DevOps Center of Excellence

Orlando is a software engineer with more than 10 years of experience in the software industry. His background is in development, testing, and Agile development methodologies. For the past couple of years, he has been focusing on CloudOps (or cloud technologies). He has worked in international teams using his experience from different functional areas at Belatrix including the sales and marketing team, and during his career has supported customers ranging from large financial organizations to emerging technology start-ups.