Securing Cloud-native Applications

The way modern apps are developed and run is changing at light speed, and traditional tools for securing them just can’t keep up.

Download this eBook from analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group to hear what 383 cybersecurity professionals think about:

  • The current and future composition of cloud-native apps and infrastructure.
  • The security challenges and threats that result from this new complexity.
  • How integrated security platforms & automation can close the cloud security maturity gap.

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Dynamic multiclouds and agile methodologies have broken cloud application security

Traditional approaches to application security can’t keep up with  constantly changing  multicloud environments and fast-moving DevSecOps processes, causing blind spots and  uncertainty  about exposures  and their impact  on  cloud-native  applications.

When vulnerabilities are  detected,  current approaches  require  manual processes that  deliver  imprecise risk and impact analysis  and  force teams to waste time chasing false positives.

DevSecOps  processes place more responsibility on developers to ensure code doesn’t have vulnerabilities. With current sampled or scheduled scan results, even the most common and well-documented vulnerabilities can remain undetected and open for hackers to exploit.

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A new era in RASP security powered by AI and automation and optimized for Kubernetes and DevSecOps

Dynatrace application security provides the C-suite confidence in the security of their cloud-native production deployments, and enables development teams to accelerate DevSecOps processes through automation and the elimination of mundane work. Runtime Application Self-Protection automatically and continuously analyzes applications, libraries, and code at runtime in production and pre-production.

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Deploy with confidence with continuous automatic coverage for dynamic containerized cloud-native stacks

  • Eliminate blind spots with continuous protection through automatic instrumentation for every deployment and identification of new attack vectors post-deployment.
  • Automatically keep up with changes, including multi-version deployments, runtime container updates, rollbacks, and elastic scaling with real-time detection, alerting, and re-validation.
  • Get detailed, high-quality vulnerability information on potentially compromised code through native integration with Snyk.

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Prevent, identify & resolve exposures and attacks faster with precise automatic risk & impact assessment

  • Understand risk in context with automatic risk analysis and impact assessment through Smartscape topology and PurePath distributed tracing based attack-vector analysis.
  • Identify vulnerabilities in Kubernetes infrastructure and in applications running in containers, virtual machines and traditional servers.
  • Prioritize “crown-jewel” protection through automatic service flow analysis from publicly available data.
  • Don’t waste time and effort mapping dependencies with real-time, always-up-to-date dependency information.
  • Act rapidly and collaborate for fast resolution by understanding impact with service-flow, root-cause, real-user-sessions, and log/event data, all in context.

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Focus DevSecOps teams on resolving vulnerabilities that matter and reduce false positives

Eliminate false positives and dev-team distractions through intelligent runtime analysis, filtering, and prioritization to:

  • Focus on exposures that are production relevant, and easily rule out others.
  • Fix high priority vulnerabilities first, such as the risk of sensitive data access and more.
  • Stop wasting engineers’ time fixing irrelevant vulnerabilities.

Shift-left and:

  • Secure continuous delivery and automated clouds, with programmability through APIs.
  • Implement DevSecOps and easier cross-functional collaboration with embedded automated security.
  • Eliminate manual configuration with continuous, automatic runtime analysis through OneAgent.


All-in-one observability and security powered by the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform


  • Automation and intelligence built into the core of the platform.
  • Secure and scalable at 1000’s of enterprises around the world.
  • Low platform overhead for always-on production use.
  • Application security at the flip of a switch.


  • Observability and Runtime Application Self Protection through a single deployment of OneAgent.
  • Context from metrics, logs, and traces, plus user sessions, topology, network, and more.


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Dynatrace Application Security protects your applications in complex cloud environments

Dynatrace is happy to announce it has entered the Application Security market. The new Dynatrace Application Security module was built for hybrid cloud and enterprise environments and optimized for Kubernetes. It inherits the automation, AI, scalability, and enterprise-grade robustness of the Dynatrace platform. Want to learn more about our Dynatrace Application Security module? Read our blog article Dynatrace Application Security protects your applications in complex cloud environments.

With Dynatrace Application Security, our DevSecOps teams finally gain the 100% production run-time visibility they need to defend against vulnerabilities in our Kubernetes environment. Its real-time, topology-driven, and precise risk assessment allows us to focus our energy where it matters for the business, eliminating wasted time spent working through thousands of false positives.”
Jürgen Plasser, Application Security Management at Raiffeisen Software GmbH

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