Mitigating the risks that make SaaS vulnerable to external cyber attacks
Software as a Service (SaaS) is an essential outcome of the modernization offered by digital transformation and the cloud. Applications that can now reside on remote networks and still be accessed, configured, and used by the end user have made the software business more global, resource-optimized, and competitive. However, lucrative as it is, SaaS is not bereaved of cybersecurity risks. In fact, with complex networking utilities and cloud infrastructure - SaaS is exposed to a much larger attack surface than its predecessors in the market. What factors make SaaS so vulnerable to external cyber attacks, and how can they be mitigated?
Through the course of this article, we will discuss the security challenges for SaaS. We will also understand SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) and the critical features it should offer to help with SaaS security needs.