Verification vendor Verica and Toni de la Fonte, creator of the Prowler AWS safety instrument, have introduced the launch of Prowler Pro to boost cloud safety and supply new open-source instruments to make AWS safety less complicated for purchasers. The two said in a press launch that Prowler Pro marks the evolution of Prowler Open Source, some of the recognizable open-source instruments for AWS cloud safety, and places safety assessments, audits, incident response, steady monitoring, hardening, and forensics readiness in straightforward attain of companies operating a number of AWS providers.
Continuous monitoring, customized help, customizable dashboards throughout AWS deployments
Prowler Pro incorporates over 220 controls protecting CIS, PCI-DSS, ISO27001, GDPR, HIPAA, FFIEC, SOC2, AWS FTR, ENS and customized safety frameworks, the events stated. It is publicly out there by way of AWS Marketplace, and so they declare it’s straightforward to deploy in a number of AWS cloud accounts, providing steady monitoring, sooner execution, customized help, and customizable dashboards.
“Uniting our technology offerings was a natural progression for both platforms. We are thrilled to welcome the Prowler team to the Verica family and bring open-source solutions to a wider audience,” stated Aaron Rinehart, co-founder and CTO of Verica. “We think it’s critically important to bring the practices of continuous verification to AWS security problems, and we look forward to rolling out more integrations to create a seamless experience for customers.”
Prowler Open Source will stay out there on GitHub for cloud safety professionals and builders, with the group specializing in enhancing the open-source providing and increasing its database of 220-plus checks, together with strengthening Prowler Pro capabilities. Both Prowler Open Source and Prowler Pro prospects will profit from upgrades to their instruments that may make the method of securing AWS techniques considerably simpler, they added.
“When I started Prowler, the AWS cloud security community didn’t have many tools, and securing AWS was complicated and confusing (and still is),” stated de la Fuente. “It was natural for developers to start using Prowler due to its simplicity to install and run. This evolution of Prowler aligned with Verica’s vision makes it even easier to identify issues and threats.”
Self-hosted answer provides prospects whole management of data
Speaking to CSO, de la Fuente says that, along with the brand new safety features, Prowler Pro is obtainable as a self-hosted deployment that offers prospects whole management of their data. “The customer owns their data, so they don’t have to trust third parties for security monitoring activities,” he provides.
AWS safety is commonly ignored as builders or operations employees add new providers and purposes, and this turns into sophisticated when individuals go away organizations or purposes want new privileges or new roles, de la Fuente continues. “Prowler Pro aims to make it easy for developers and security architects to build and run applications with security built in. Security isn’t an afterthought done at audit or annual compliance time but is part of development from day one. We believe that as AWS continues to grow and scale companies and organizations need a security tool they can rely on to make it easy and consistent.”
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