Spot by NetApp announces continuous cloud security to surface organisations ’ most critical vulnerabilities
on their potential impact to the organisation . These automated actions mitigate alert fatigue and keep cloud infrastructure secure and operations teams efficient .
With Spot Security , organisations can now enjoy :
N etApp , a global , cloud-led , data-centric software company , has announced the general availability of Spot Security .
Built for the cloud , Spot Security delivers a solution for continuous assessment and analysis of cloud security posture . Spot Security enables DevOps and SecOps teams to easily collaborate to identify misconfigurations , reduce their potential attack surface and ensure compliance .
Spot Security ’ s agentless technology analyses cloud resource relationships to provide clear visibility and prioritised actions , automatically determining the prospective exposure of each cloud resource and surfacing critical security threats based
• 360 ° visibility : With a clear view into security posture and attack surfaces , network analysis , asset inventory and cloud user behaviour all from the same console via graph visualisation of risk maps and service maps .
• Prioritised in-depth analytics : Identify new risks , abnormal behaviour or new cloud resources in an instant with continuous monitoring and analysis , ultimately providing clear objectives for DevOps teams to focus on and steering efforts to real issues , removing false positives and embedding security into cloud operations .
• Automated detection and remediation : Detect misconfigurations and anomalies to efficiently support remediation of security and compliance risks across multicloud infrastructure .
• Compliance : Support compliance to industry security standards and regulatory mandates , enabling businesses to stay compliant .
Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 helps customers address cybersecurity threats through MDR service
T he need for managed detection and response ( MDR ) is soaring as attack surfaces grow , cloud usage skyrockets and the cybersecurity skills gap widens .
Palo Alto Networks has introduced Unit 42 Managed Detection and Response ( Unit 42 MDR ) to address this need with a new service that can offer continuous 24 / 7 threat detection , investigation and response .
This offering brings together Palo Alto Networks acclaimed Cortex XDR with Unit 42 ’ s industry-leading threat intelligence , which includes insights from incident response cases . Because Unit 42 MDR is built on Cortex XDR , it is optimised to not just prioritise alerts but also to massively reduce the number of alerts customers receive .
This helps customers detect more suspicious activity than they would have otherwise .
“ As cyberattacks continue to rise , many organisations are being asked to handle advanced threats with limited resources and without the right expertise . This will not lead to good results ,” said Wendi Whitmore , Senior Vice President , Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 .
“ Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 brings a unique combination of innovative cybersecurity technologies and a world-class threat intelligence team which allows us to provide customers with rapid detection and response to critical cyberthreats .”
The new Unit 42 MDR service offers customers cybersecurity experts to help identify and respond to security alerts and potential threats in real time , enabling businesses to focus security operations ( SecOps ) personnel on other organisational security priorities .
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