Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) reported Prisma Cloud 2.0, a cloud native security platform that includes four new cloud security modules. The CNSP is designated to secure multi and hybrid cloud environments, including cloud native applications to integrate security across the full DevOps lifecycle.
The new networks Prisma Cloud modules include Data Security, Web Application and API Security, Identity-Based Microsegmentation and Identity and Access Management Security. With the addition of Cloud Network Security and Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management, Prisma Cloud 2.0 is now the only true Cloud Native Security Platform.
“Enterprises are adopting cloud native architectures, including containers and serverless, and embracing methodologies like DevOps to increase release velocity and achieve greater scale,” says Doug Cahill, senior security analyst and group practice director, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). “This presents a requirement for security teams to integrate security across the full application lifecycle and deliver security through a platform-centric approach as markets converge. The innovation with Prisma Cloud 2.0 speaks to this approach.”
“Today, organizations are using multiple clouds in many different ways. This has brought many benefits such as quick deployment, increased agility and rapid feature rollout, but also has brought the potential for many different kinds of risk,” said Varun Badhwar, senior vice president for product, Prisma Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, “Prisma Cloud 2.0 addresses these challenges with a unified solution that helps companies detect threats to their cloud resources, maintain compliance, secure cloud native applications, protect cloud networks and application communications, and enforce permissions and secure identities across workloads — a true comprehensive cloud security solution.”