Many enterprise IT organizations are looking for ways to bring the agility and scale of cloud infrastructures to their on-prem and hybrid applications. Kubernetes-based container orchestration platforms help software developers to develop, deploy and manage software in a structured way with unmatched scale and pace. As you adopt Kubernetes-based infrastructures for your organization, you must also consider how to protect the data your Kubernetes applications rely on. Here are several important factors to keep in mind:
If your ransomware prevention plan relies only on perimeter security, you may be in for a nasty surprise.
Legacy approaches to system protection are modeled on the outdated concept of perimeter security that is not only inadequate but also provides no resolution in the case of a ransomware attack.
There are many approaches and tools for backing up your Kubernetes environments. These include offerings from traditional backup software vendors, newer commercial solutions tailored for containerized deployments, as well as a growing set of open source tools.