Cybersecurity is already infamous for its obsession with acronyms. One list compiled by DoD Cyber Exchange counts 309 different security-related acronyms. Another list published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) counts — well, I lost count, because it’s more than 25 pages long.
“The key benefit of CNAPP is bringing a holistic, integrated and seamless view across the elements that influence the security of an application,” said Yugal Joshi, analyst at the tech research firm Everest Group. “This allows an enterprise to continue their cloud adoption journey by building native workloads and not getting bogged down by security implications.”