Serverless Security

Protect Functions Using the CLAD Security Model

This book reviews how the serverless paradigm affects the security of an application, and dives into the benefits it brings. More important, it helps you, the owner of the serverless application, understand what you should do to keep your serverless apps secure, and gives some practical tips on how to do so, reviewing:

Security fundamentals for system dependencies & defense from DoS Attacks

Code and library vulnerabilities, access and permission, and data security guidelines
Sample application security exercise - step by step project review

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About the Authors:

guyGuy Podjarny (@guypod) is a co-founder at, focusing on open source and cloud security. Guy was previously CTO at Akamai following their acquisition of his startup,, and worked on the first web app firewall & security code analyzer. Guy is a frequent conference speaker, the author of "Responsive & Fast”, “High Performance Images” and most recently “Securing Open Source Libraries”.




Screen-Shot-2017-01-31-at-22.17.51Liran Tal is a Developer Advocate at Snyk and a member of the Node.js Security working group. He is a JSHeroes ambassador, passionate about building communities and the open source movement and greatly enjoys pizza, wine, web technologies, and CLIs. Liran is also the author of Essential Node.js Security, a core contributor to OWASP NodeGoat project and loves to dabble about code, testing, and software philosophy.