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CloudPassage – Unified cloud security and compliance platform safeguarding cloud infrastructure for the world’s best-recognized brands

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Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software delivery method where applications are hosted remotely by a vendor or service provider and are made available to customers over a network. Simply put, users rent the software instead of purchasing it. Most SaaS providers offer a usage-based subscription that can be purchased on a monthly or yearly basis. Although it is a departure from the conventional purchasing software method, SaaS can provide extremely notable advantages in the business environment. As the integration of cloud computing increases, many software providers are adding SaaS capabilities to lead to huge gains.

CloudPassage 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.

Revolutionary products and services offered by CloudPassage

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 Secure'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.

Container Security with Halo Container Secure: Container Secure automates security and compliance coverage for Docker, Kubernetes, and continuous-delivery pipeline infrastructure. Built on top of the Halo platform, it provides container security as a standalone service, or in concert with Halo Server Secure (CWPP) and Cloud Secure (CSPM). Expanding the Halo platform, Container Secure provides security and compliance automation for containerized applications running in public, private, or hybrid cloud hosting environments. Halo Container Secure is more than just container security. It secures the runtime and development environments. Halo automates key security and compliance functions through customizable policies and technical rules that support common Docker and Kubernetes standards, such as CIS benchmarks. These regulations and policies are used to determine if container-related assets are compliant with best-practice security controls.

The pre-eminent 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 various industries and public sectors, focusing on financial services, the federal government, and high-tech.

"At CloudPassage, we make cloud computing safer and more secure for everyone from large and medium enterprises to technology startups, building their product in the cloud."