Serverless Security

Understand, Assess, and Implement Secure and Reliable Applications in AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud

Authors: Calles, Miguel

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  • Reviews traditional cybersecurity principles in the context of serverless computing
  • Shows you how to integrate tools to improve the cybersecurity posture of your serverless project
  • Examines security features provided by Amazon Web Services, Azure, and Google Cloud
  • Provides you with practical hands-on examples for securing a serverless application
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About this book

Apply the basics of security in serverless computing to new or existing projects. This hands-on guide provides practical examples and fundamentals. You will apply these fundamentals in all aspects of serverless computing: improving the code, securing the application, and protecting the infrastructure. You will come away having security knowledge that enables you to secure a project you are supporting and have technical conversations with cybersecurity personnel.

At a time when there are many news stories on cybersecurity breaches, it is crucial to think about security in your applications. It is tempting to believe that having a third-party host the entire computing platform will increase security. This book shows you why cybersecurity is the responsibility of everyone working on the project.


What You Will Learn

  • Gain a deeper understanding of cybersecurity in serverless computing
  • Know how to use free and open source tools (such as the Node Package Manager, ESLint, and VSCode) to reduce vulnerabilities in your application code
  • Assess potential threats from event triggers in your serverless functions
  • Understand security best practices in serverless computing
  • Develop an agnostic security architecture while reducing risk from vendor-specific infrastructure


Who This Book Is For

Developers or security engineers looking to expand their current knowledge of traditional cybersecurity into serverless computing projects. Individuals just beginning in serverless computing and cybersecurity can apply the concepts in this book in their projects.

About the authors

Miguel Calles is a freelance cybersecurity content writer. He has an information assurance certification, and works as an engineer on a serverless project. He started in cybersecurity in 2016 for a US government contract, and has been doing technical writing since 2007, and has worked in various engineering roles since 2004. Miguel started his interest in cybersecurity when he was in middle school and was trying to backward engineer websites.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6100-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase and usable on all devices
  • Bulk discounts from 10 eBooks
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Serverless Security
Book Subtitle
Understand, Assess, and Implement Secure and Reliable Applications in AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Miguel A. Calles
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-6100-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-6100-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-6099-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 347
Number of Illustrations
79 b/w illustrations
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