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Palo Alto Networks l Prisma Cloud

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is an American multinational cybersecurity company with headquarters in Santa Clara, California. Its core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.

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Research Report: 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 16, 2021

Find critical takeaways on the evolution of cloud native infrastructure in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

• Prerequisites and best practices for securing cloud native applications at runtime
• Requirements for implementing DevSecOps, both for applications and cloud configurations, to identify vulnerabilities and misconfigurations early in the development process
• The convergence between CWPP and CSPM platforms into a new category called Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPPs)

Whitepaper: A Guide to CSPM Tools and Strategies

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 16, 2021

This white paper explains how to address these complex issues by showing you:

• Challenges of cloud security posture management (CSPM) within multi-cloud architecture
• The components of a CSPM strategy purpose-built for multi-cloud security
• Specific functionalities CSPM tools should be able to deliver

Whitepaper: Cloud Security Blind Spots: Detecting and Fixing Cloud Misconfigurations

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 11, 2020

Identifying and fixing security gaps in a cloud architecture may not appear very different from doing the same for on-premise environments. But there are a variety of nuanced differences that can be easy to overlook.

Some result from the ephemeral nature of cloud workloads; others are the product of services unique to the cloud, like identity and access management (IAM); or some may result tooling, such as infrastructure-as-code (IaC).

This guide helps organizations by:
• Identifying the cloud security blindspots that they may be overlooking within their cloud environments
• Walking through a number of common configurations oversights that affect cloud infrastructures, explaining why they can lead to serious vulnerabilities
• Offering tips for designing cloud architectures and technology stacks that protect against the risk of misconfiguration

Whitepaper: Container Security 101

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 11, 2020

Containers and container management platforms have grown dramatically in popularity, with the 2020 Cloud Native Computing Foundation revealing that 92% of surveyed using containers in production (a 300% increase over 2016). It's easy to understand — containers are portable, efficient and scalable. However, the speed of container adoption has generally outpaced security teams' ability to protect containerized environments.

This e-book provides an overview of container security operations. It breaks down what all organizations need to know to ensure their containers and container environments are protected against breaches, malware and malicious actors.

Download to learn:

• How container components affect traditional security methods
• Common security issues with containerized environments
• Where to focus when securing your own container stack

Research Report: Forrester: The Total Economic Impact of Prisma Cloud

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 07, 2021

Palo Alto Networks commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study of The Total Economic Impact™ of Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud. Download the study for a complete framework that evaluates the potential financial impact of deploying Prisma Cloud in your organization's cloud infrastructure. Key findings include:

  • 276% in total ROI
  • $5.8 million in net present value experienced over three years
  • 44% improvement on time to investigate incidents
  • 60% improvement to fixing vulnerabilities and misconfigurations by DevOps

E-Book: From the Node Up: The Complete Guide to Kubernetes Security

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 11, 2020

Kubernetes is a many-layered beast, a complex platform that consists of more than half a dozen components. While it offers a handful of native security features, fully securing your environment means addressing various types of potential vulnerabilities across layers of infrastructure.

Fortunately, the fact that Kubernetes is a sprawling platform with so many integrations also makes it possible to build an automated, systemic set of processes to secure the build and deployment process.

Get your copy of the Complete Guide to Kubernetes Security and see how to:

• Identify Kubernetes security challenges from the node up
• Design a security strategy that reinforces the rest of your Kubernetes-based processes
• Implement automated and scalable solutions to address vulnerabilities

Keep your Kubernetes-based workloads secure, no matter how large your cluster is or which type of infrastructure you use to host it—on-premise, public cloud or managed service.

Research Report: Gartner Innovation Insight for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms Report

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 16, 2021

In the 2021 Gartner Innovation Insight for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms report, you'll find critical takeaways on the convergence of cloud security posture management (CSPM) solutions and cloud workload protection platforms (CWPP), as well as the need for full lifecycle security for your applications.

Research Report: GigaOm Radar for Vulnerability Management

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 07, 2021

Today's enterprises have gravitated to cloud native technologies, powered by a combination of hosts, containers and serverless functions, to enable digital innovation and achieve greater scale. With Prisma Cloud, the industry's only comprehensive Cloud Native Security Platform, organizations can embrace the cloud and enable purpose-built security at runtime and integrated with DevOps tooling. In their 2021 Radar Report, GigaOm recognized Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud as a Leader in Vulnerability Management.

Read the GigaOm Radar report and get insights into:

  • GigaOm's requirements for managing vulnerabilities in cloud native applications and integrating security across the software design lifecycle
  • Why DevSecOps is a requirement for securing cloud native architectures
  • Emerging vulnerability management trends in the market

Whitepaper: Implementing Cloud Native Security: Shift-Left to Increase Effectiveness

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 11, 2020

Cloud security methods like "shift-left security" and "DevSecOps" refer to new strategies and paradigms that help organizations keep workloads secure in the age of cloud-based, scale-out, constantly-changing applications and infrastructure.

Many in IT, security, and development probably understand what these concepts mean at a high level. Implementing them in a practical sense, however, may be harder. Not only do they require organization-wide buy-in, but they must be efficiently integrated into workflows and toolsets that are already in place.

This guide is designed to address that challenge by exploring what modern, shift-left security entails, including:
• Defining cloud security frameworks and explaining their importance.
• Exploring practical strategies for putting those security philosophies into practice.
• Offering guidance specific to common IT architectural strategies in use today.

Infographic: Infographic: Cloud Security Now

by Palo Alto Networks l Prisma CloudDec 11, 2020

Prisma Cloud conducted a global survey to ask security and DevOps teams on the forefront of cloud native development: What's happening in cloud security now? The result is the largest, most globally expansive market research dataset on cloud native security to date.

This infographic presents the highlights including:

• The top challenges teams are facing
• How much teams are spending (and what they're spending it on)
• What are the most successful teams doing right?

Check it out to see how your organization compares.