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Software as a Service, also known as SaaS or on-demand software, is a way of delivering software applications to the end-user over the internet. SaaS can provide great advantages for most businesses, primarily in costs and flexibility. Software as a Service has a lot to offer. If it’s used properly, it can help your business save money, time, and human resources. By eliminating problems like software maintenance and incompatibility, SaaS can provide streamlined focus and greater productivity. Although it is a departure from the conventional method of purchasing software, SaaS can provide extremely notable advantages in the business environment. As the integration of cloud computing increases, many software providers are adding SaaS capabilities that could lead to huge gains.
CloudPassage is one such company that offers a Software-as-a-Service product called CloudPassage Halo, a unified cloud security platform that automates security and compliance controls across servers, containers, and IaaS resources in any public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environment. Halo’s extensive automation capabilities streamline and accelerate workflows between InfoSec and DevOps. is a security pioneer awarded the first-ever patents for universal cloud infrastructure security and is a leading innovator in cloud asset visibility. It is an award-winning security solution purpose-built for the cloud that helps customers automatically discover cloud assets, reduce their attack surface, and find and respond to critical risks other tools miss. It provides unrivaled visibility and continuous compliance for the cloud deployments of some of the world's most demanding IT shops in technology, finance, security, media, e-commerce, and hospitality.
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CloudPassage Halo: It is a unified cloud security platform that automates cloud computing security controls and compliance across servers, containers, and IaaS in public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Halo's extensive automation capabilities streamline and accelerate workflows between InfoSec and DevOps. CloudPassage Halo unifies and automates all cloud computing security and compliance controls across your cloud infrastructure, cloud servers, and containers. Halo was built to provide cloud computing security across any mix of public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments. The Halo platform operates seamlessly across environments, without requiring multiple product deployments as some products do. Halo even enables workload migration between environments, a critical requirement for lift-and-shift projects.
CSPM (Cloud Security Posture Management) with Cloud Secure: In just minutes, Halo Cloud Secure gives you full visibility into the security and compliance posture of your entire cloud environment and opens the door to fast, consistent, automated remediation workflows. Cloud Secure is the means to establish and maintain a strong IaaS security posture automatically. No static rulesets that change without notice with Halo's CSPM capabilities, unlike the alternatives. Cloud Secure provides comprehensive policy and rule templates along with very easy, flexible policy management features. When rules are applied, the raw data collected from IaaS APIs, manual auditing instructions, the rationale for best-practices, and explicit remediation guidance are delivered alongside every rule. Cloud Secure delivers truly actionable data in truly actionable ways. The CSPM automatically aggregates, normalizes, correlates, and enriches data from cloud service provider metadata (including user-defined tags) across different IaaS providers, delivering seamless functionality and intelligence.
CWPP (Cloud Workload Protection Platform) with Server Secure: Server Secure is the cloud workload protection platform (CWPP) service of the Halo cloud security platform. It automates security and compliance management for Linux and Windows servers across any mix of public, private, or hybrid cloud hosting environments. Halo Server Secure addresses the new security and compliance demands of cloud-hosted servers and workloads in a matter of seconds opening the door to fast, consistent, automated remediation workflows. Server Securer’s CWPP capabilities establish and maintain cloud workload protection automatically. No static rulesets that change without notice with Halo's CWPP capabilities, unlike the alternatives. Server Secure provides comprehensive policy and rule templates along with very easy, flexible policy management features. When rules are applied, the raw data collected from servers, manual auditing instructions, the rationale for best-practices, and explicit remediation guidance are delivered alongside every rule.
The visionary leader
Carson Sweet is the Co-founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of CloudPassage. Mr. Carson led the team that created Halo, the patented security platform that changes the way enterprises achieve infrastructure protection and compliance. His information security career spans three decades and includes a broad range of entrepreneurial, management and hands-on technology experience. He and his teams have created groundbreaking security solutions across a range of industries and public sectors, with heavy focus on financial services, federal government, and high-tech.