WhiteHat Security recently expanded its portfolio of static application security testing (SAST) services with the addition of Sentinel Source for Microservices, which is aimed at companies currently embracing microservices-based architecture.
Microservices architecture involves piecemealing large-scale monolithic code into isolated chambers known as containers. Containers serve as a kind of lightweight virtualization, which include everything necessary to run an application, such as memory and compute. With this technology, service providers can deploy multiple applications on a single host operating system (OS). Since containers share the same OS, however, they also tend to be more vulnerable to security threats.
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