Cloud Foundry’s Security Strategy: Rotate, Repair, Repave


Most enterprises are addressing security at the wrong tempo: They roll out what they assume are secured applications and infrastructure, and then are slow to make any changes, fretful that reconfigurations might open security holes.

But the threat landscape is an always changing, and the enterprises need to change their security practices to reflect this fluidity, said Justin Smith, a Pivotal security engineer heavily involved Cloud Foundry security, speaking at the opening of the Cloud Foundry Summit, taking place this week in San Francisco.

“To get safer, you have to go faster, and that is the exact opposite of how organizations work today,” Smith said. “Continual change is a concept we have to embrace in enterprise security.”

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