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At Accurics™, we envision a world where organizations can innovate in the cloud with confidence. Our mission is to enable cyber resilience through self-healing as organizations embrace cloud native infrastructure. The Accurics platform self-heals cloud native infrastructure by codifying security throughout the development lifecycle. It programmatically detects and resolves risks across Infrastructure as Code before infrastructure is provisioned, and maintains the secure posture in runtime by programmatically mitigating risks from changes. Accurics enables organizations of all sizes to achieve cloud cyber resilience through free cloud-based and open source tools such as Terrascan™.

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Webcast: Leveraging Infrastructure as Code to Streamline Security and Operations

by AccuricsAug 03, 2021

Managing risk in short DevOps cycles is a common struggle for cloud native organizations, and the constant stream of breach announcements provides evidence that success is not easy.  For many teams, the problem boils down not to a lack of awareness or visibility but to an inability to prioritize remediation of the most pressing issues in a sea of findings and alerts.

Join us on August 3rd at 1pm Eastern to see how Infrastructure as Code (IaC) can augment your security program, working with your pipelines and AST tools to ensure the most critical exploitable risks never get deployed.

Whitepaper: 4 Steps to Achieving Comprehensive Kubernetes Security

by AccuricsJul 29, 2021

It's not an exaggeration to say that Kubernetes security affects just about everybody, given the explosive growth in the use of Kubernetes over the past few years. The 2020 Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) survey found that 92% of responding organizations use Kubernetes in production.

This paper highlights the key considerations and best practices for Kubernetes security and discusses a comprehensive approach to helping teams secure their Kubernetes systems.

In this paper, you will learn:

  • Why and how to build security into the development process
  • The importance of eliminating security risks from images and containers
  • How to address the risk that lurks in the connections between components of the system
  • Why you must apply security controls at both build and runtime

Research Report: Cloud Cyber Resilience Report - Evolving Risks, Insecure Defaults, Watering Hole Threats

by AccuricsJul 29, 2021

Cloud native technologies are experiencing explosive growth, forcing changes to culture and process. This report examines the top cloud infrastructure risks faced by organizations and provides practical advice for adhering to best practices and avoiding common misconfigurations that kill productivity and increase risk. Download this report to learn :

  • Common cloud infrastructure risks and emerging threats
  • When and where to apply security controls
  • Best practices for securing cloud native infrastructure

Whitepaper: The Buyer's Guide to Next Generation Cloud Security Posture Management

by AccuricsJul 29, 2021

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is forcing CSPM solutions to detect and resolve misconfigurations during development, in addition to maintaining the secure posture in runtime. This guide includes a deep dive into the key capabilities and questions to consider when purchasing CSPM.

Download this paper to learn how to:

  • Enforce security policy in both development and runtime
  • Mitigate configuration drifts
  • Programmatically resolve all misconfigurations via IaC

Whitepaper: Enterprise Guide to Policy as Code - Design, Build, and Runtime

by AccuricsJul 29, 2021

Complex, rapidly evolving cloud systems require proactive security, with consistent, automated enforcement of policies that are important to your organization. Policy as Code (PaC) codifies security requirements so they may be programmatically enforced throughout the application lifecycle.

Download this paper to learn how to:

  • Move beyond point-in-time assessments and runtime-only enforcement
  • Ensure continuous security visibility and enforcement throughout design, build, and runtime

Whitepaper: DevOps Guide to Terraform Security

by AccuricsFeb 01, 2021

Using Terraform, an open source IaC tool developed by Hashicorp, to provision infrastructure provides many benefits to the management and operations of your environment. Its versatility, declarative language, and the productivity gains of using the same Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tooling across multiple cloud providers have made Terraform one of the most popular tools for infrastructure provisioning.

While there are many benefits to using Terraform as part of your infrastructure provisioning workflow, there are also some key security considerations that we will cover in this paper.

In this guide, you will learn:

  • How to security manage Secrets and prevent exposure to unauthorized users
  • Why Secure Collaboration is required to protect sensitive data and handling State correctly
  • Best ways to manage Terraform providers and modules including verification of trusted sources
  • Find inconsistency between code and cloud including how to detect and remediate drift
  • How to leverage Terraform to enforce security best practices
  • Plus, how to use Terraform as part of Threat Modeling

Whitepaper: Buyer's Guide to Next-Gen Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM)

by AccuricsFeb 01, 2021

With a significant increase in reliance on cloud and a shift to Infrastructure as Code (IaC), it's easy to see why existing CSPM solutions must evolve to keep pace. A new approach to CSPM is required in which misconfigurations are detected and resolved during development, and the secure posture is maintained in runtime.

This guide sets the stage for the future of cloud native security, includes a deep dive into the key capabilities as well as questions to consider before purchasing a Next-Gen CSPM.

In this guide, you will learn how to:

  • Programmatically detect and resolve misconfigurations in IaC during development
  • Monitor infrastructure configurations in runtime and assess risk from configuration changes
  • Programmatically mitigate configuration drift in runtime through Infrastructure as Code
  • Includes a comprehensive feature-by-feature checklist for vetting CSPM solutions

When evaluating CSPM solutions, it is critical to look for solutions that programmatically detect and resolve misconfigurations during dev, build, and runtime. This approach enables cyber-resilient architectures and security at the speed of DevOps.

Research Report: The State of DevSecOps Report

by AccuricsFeb 01, 2021

The latest State of DevSecOps report reveals that while exposed cloud storage services are a common theme, issues such as hardcoded keys are becoming increasingly common. Specifically, one in two deployments had unprotected credentials stored in container configuration files, which is worrisome given that 84% of organizations are using containers. The report studies the top cloud infrastructure risks plaguing organizations and illustrates how they contributed to three recent breaches at Capital One, Imperva, and CenturyLink.

Get a copy of the report to:

  • Dive deeper into top risks and gain an understanding of the state of DevSecOps
  • Glean lessons from past cloud breaches
  • Learn about the key best practices to consider as you rethink your approach to securing cloud native infrastructure