Cloud Security

WithSecure unveils Cloud Security Posture Management offering

WithSecure took the opportunity at its recent Sphere23 event to announce a new Cloud Security Posture Management product, TechRepublic reports. The new Cloud Security Posture Management module, to be made available via the company's WithSecure Elements cloud-based security platform, was designed to complement endpoint detection and response offerings as well as vulnerability management and collaboration protection modules that are also accessible via the platform. It provides support for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure while managing risks related to cloud infrastructure-related vulnerabilities and misconfigurations. It also provides features including cloud security posture scanning and configuration checks for excessive identity and access permissions, unencrypted data at rest, and similar cloud security issues. WithSecure CEO Juhani Hintikka said during the unveiling that the companys aim is to enable enterprises to integrate their cybersecurity postures with their wider strategic goals, Hintikka said. Historically, cybersecurity practice has been threat-based, responding to what has already happened. What we would like to propose is the next step: what is it a company actually wants to achieve, Hintikka said. How does a company connect cyber goals with business goals?

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