CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY
Cloud Security Management Solutions
Privileged access management and security for cloud and hybrid environments
Securing Cloud Environments
According to the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services Worldwide, 80% of cloud breaches through 2020 will be due to customer misconfiguration, mismanaged credentials, or insider theft. As cloud ecosystems evolve, and IT perimeters expand and become more complex, it’s increasingly critical to ensure visibility and control across hybrid environments. Unknown, or undermanaged, cloud environments can create significant security gaps that open up networks to security breaches, data loss, intellectual property theft, and regulatory compliance issues. How can organizations securely enable the cloud to achieve business agility goals without sacrificing control and security?
Privileged Access Management for Cloud and Hybrid Environments
The BeyondTrust solution for secure cloud enablement discovers all cloud instances in the environment, groups cloud assets for consistent privilege management, and scans for vulnerability and privilege-related risks. By unifying policy, management, reporting, and analytics across on-premise, hybrid cloud, and cloud environments, organizations can meet the stringent security and compliance controls over cloud usage while enabling the organization’s agility goals.
Discover & Inventory
Performs continuous discovery and inventory of assets across physical, virtual, and cloud environments, ensuring that only properly configured and approved assets (no cloud Shadow IT) are available and used in your environment.
Provides continuous vulnerability assessment and remediation guidance of the infrastructure across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.
Configuration Compliance Scanning
Performs continuous configuration and hardening baseline scanning across physical, virtual, and cloud-deployed assets. Ensures configurations are consistent and properly hardened across on-prem, hybrid, and cloud environments against best practices from NIST, STIGS, USGCB, CIS, and Microsoft.
Shared Account Password Management
Controls and audits access to shared accounts and ensures that all audited activity is associated with a unique identity. Ensures that all passwords are properly managed and rotated across the cloud environment.
Hard-Coded Password Management
Controls scripts, files, code, embedded application credentials, and hard-coded passwords to close backdoors to critical systems. Removes hardcoded passwords in cloud tool configurations, build scripts, code files, test builds, production builds, administrative management consoles, and more.
Appropriate Credential Usage Enforcement
Eliminates administrator privileges on end-user machines, securely stores privileged account credentials, requires a simple workflow process for check-out, and monitors privileged sessions to limit lateral movement and provide a secure audit trail.
Utilizes a secured jump server with multi-factor authentication, adaptive access authorization, and v.
Grants only required permissions to appropriately build machines and images, and deploy, configure and remediate production issues on machines and images.
Securing the Cloud with Integrated Privilege and Vulnerability Management
1 Find, Group, & Scan Cloud Assets
BeyondTrust solutions discover all cloud instances in the environment, group cloud assets for secure management, and scan for vulnerability and privilege-related risks with industry-unique cloud connector technology.
2 Protect Virtual and Cloud Management Consoles and Instances
PowerBroker Password Safe provides air-tight control and accountability over cloud management consoles and instances by discovering, onboarding, managing, and cycling passwords, as well as performing session management and reporting on privileged access. PowerBroker also extends protection to corporate social networks through storage and session management for administrative credentials.
3 Boost Security on Cloud Access Service Brokers (CASBs)
BeyondTrust improves on CASB functionality by providing a single tunnel to control and audit cloud access activities – specifically for privileged accounts and sessions. With PowerBroker Password Safe, organizations can ensure that all access to all cloud assets is segmented, protected, monitored, and recorded for auditing purposes.
4 Enable Privilege Management in a Hybrid Cloud Environment
BeyondTrust delivers privileged access management (PAM) capabilities that can securely delegate tasks and authorizations across hybrid virtual / on-premises environments. With unified policy, management, reporting, and analytics across both on-premise and cloud environments, organizations can meet the stringent auditing demands on cloud usage.
5 Perform Zero-Gap Vulnerability Assessments for Hybrid and Public Cloud Infrastructures
Frequently, resources deployed in the cloud are hardened to improve security – but this practice makes them unamenable to traditional network-based vulnerability assessment scans. BeyondTrust’s Retina CS can deploy a vulnerability assessment agent that facilitates deep inspection into cloud environments and assets, reporting back on vulnerability and configuration anomalies.
6 Perform Cloud-Based Vulnerability Scanning
Many attacks today are designed to pry open vulnerabilities in websites and web-based applications to gain an initial foothold. With BeyondSaas, organizations can run security assessments of public-facing network infrastructures and web applications to identify perimeter vulnerabilities, evaluate potential impact, and get actionable intelligence to thwart threats.