IT teams are rapidly adopting public cloud to keep pace with business demands for new and enhanced services. The change can be overwhelming, and risk is a top concern. Adding to the challenge is that legacy security tools, designed for the traditional data center, do not work well in the public cloud. Organizations tend to lean heavily on manual inspection and audits to validate security and compliance, which is time-consuming, error-prone and outpaced by the dynamic nature of the cloud. To remedy this, security, DevOps and compliance teams need an automated and frictionless approach to securing public cloud workloads.
- Confidently develop and deploy new applications in the cloud faster
- Simplify developer and security operations to speed deployments without sacrificing security
- Continuously validate compliance of cloud deployments
- "We believe enterprises will become even more cloud-centric in the future and require prevention methods that have been designed for the cloud. With Evident as part of our platform,
Palo Alto Networkswill be the only vendor that can deliver a holistic cloud offering to address the critical security needs of today's enterprise customers as they journey to the cloud."
Mark McLaughlin, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks
- "Justin and I are delighted to join the
Palo Alto Networksteam. We founded Evident.io to secure our customers' public cloud infrastructure and services without slowing down innovation. The combined capabilities of Evident.io and Palo Alto Networkswill provide customers the confidence they need to run better, faster, and more securely in the cloud."
Tim Prendergast, co-founder and CEO of Evident.io
Evident.io is a pioneer and leader in security and compliance automation for public clouds. The Evident Security Platform (ESP) enables organizations of all sizes to proactively manage cloud security risk — minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture, all from a single dashboard. ESP continuously monitors AWS and Microsoft Azure deployments, identifying and assessing security risks, providing security staff with expert remediation guidance, and enabling painless security auditing and compliance reporting. Evident.io is a privately held company based in
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