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Holistic Security for AWS, Azure and GCP

31/05/2024

Securing a cloud infrastructure is no mean feat! And as many organisations shift their focus and make cloud infrastructure their new data centre, it is something that must be mastered. It is, however, beset by a list of challenges as long as the proverbial arm - fast cloud adoption, multiple cloud providers, scarcity of real cloud security experts, a new perimeter that replaces the network with identities and, by its very nature, cloud is dynamic and sprawling.

Piecing together familiar security technologies is the default technique for many organisations wishing to secure their cloud operations - this is a mistake. Cloud security needs a holistic, automated approach that detects and remediates risk at scale, it needs cloud-native, it needs CNAPP.

Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) is a holistic solution for cloud security that offers a security continuum from development to deployment, closing gaps and helping teams control risk. Traditional cloud security solutions are often siloed, offering only partial coverage, and often creating overhead and friction. CNAPP replaces this fractured security approach, and simplifies cloud security for the Security, DevOps, DevSecOps, IAM and IT teams, integrating the following into one collaborative solution:

  • Cloud security posture management (CSPM)
  • Cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM)
  • Cloud workload protection (CWP)
  • Kubernetes security posture management (KSPM)
  • Infrastructure as code (IaC) scanning

 

Risk becomes much more transparent and remediation accuracy is dramatically improved with CNAPP, whilst the number of tools and the associated effort to manage them is significantly reduced. It really is a no-brainer.

Tenable Cloud Security is a complete CNAPP solution that automates complex cloud infrastructure security for AWS, Azure and GCP environments, managing all cloud resources, including workloads, identities, data, network and more in one place.  

 

SECURE IDENTITIES AND ENTITLEMENTS, AND ENFORCE LEAST PRIVILEGE: CIEM 

Tenable Cloud Security is a market leader in cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM), discovering and analysing all identities and permissions in a cloud environment. It provides deep visibility into entitlements, prioritises risks such as excessive permissions and misconfigurations, and enforces least privilege policies. The platform supports automated remediation, integrates with existing workflows, and includes tools for access investigation, ensuring comprehensive cloud security.

 

PROTECT WORKLOADS AND MANAGE VULNERABILITIES: CWPP 

It continuously scans virtual machines, containers, and serverless functions to detect vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, malware, and exposed secrets. The platform prioritises workload risks based on cloud configuration, network exposure, IAM, and Kubernetes risks. Using an agentless approach, it helps Security, DevOps, and DevSecOps teams focus on the most vulnerable resources, whilst also ensuring workload compliance with standards like AWS Well Architected, NIST, ISO 27001, and SOC II.

 

MONITOR KUBERNETES CLUSTERS FOR RISK AND COMPLIANCE: KSPM 

The platform automates Kubernetes security and compliance by inventorying resources, monitoring for issues, and providing multi-cloud visibility, risk analysis, and guided remediation to reduce the cloud attack surface.

 

ENFORCE COMPLIANCE: CSPM 

Continuously scanning cloud configurations and resources, it identifies violations, automates remediation, and maps risks against industry standards, enabling compliance management with regulations like GDPR, HIPAA, ISO, and NIST.

 

SHIFT LEFT WITH INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE (IaC) SECURITY 

The platform also facilitates shift-left security, scanning and fixing misconfigurations, compliance issues, and high privileges in infrastructure as code, aiding early issue detection and resolution within CI/CD pipelines while enabling automatic remediation and enhanced communication via integration with source code repositories.

Tenable provides a streamlined solution for cloud security to organisations of any size, addressing complex issues efficiently and saving significant person-hours. As organisations adopt and scale cloud services, Tenable enhances security by delivering accurate findings, fostering trust and collaboration, and proactively managing risks from the earliest stages of development.

 

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About Tenable Cloud Security 

Tenable Cloud Security reveals, prioritises and remediates security gaps in cloud infrastructure. It unifies and automates full asset discovery, deep risk analysis, runtime threat detection and compliance, and empowers stakeholders with pinpoint visualisation, guided recommendations and collaboration. Tenable Cloud Security is a comprehensive cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) spanning cloud security posture management (CSPM), cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM), cloud workload protection (CWPP), Kubernetes security posture management (KSPM) and infrastructure as code (IaC) security.