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Rapid7 Introduces Comprehensive Cloud Workload Protection

Rapid7 Introduces Comprehensive Cloud Workload Protection
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Rapid7 Introduces Comprehensive Cloud Workload Protection

BOSTON, March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPD), a leading provider of security visibility, analytics and automation, today announced new cloud workload protection capabilities for InsightCloudSec, the company’s fully integrated cloud-native security platform (CNSP). These enhancements, which include native vulnerability assessment for container and Kubernetes environments, leverage Rapid7’s proven, industry-leading vulnerability assessment technology delivered through an agentless experience designed specifically for cloud-native environments. .

As organizations increasingly move to public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to power new initiatives or replace on-premises systems, the total number of IaaS workloads is growing rapidly. With robust cloud workload protection in InsightCloudSec, security and risk management leaders can assess their public cloud environments for known vulnerabilities and leverage that context to quickly and effectively mitigate risks related to those vulnerabilities. critical workloads.

Additional vulnerability assessment for containers and Kubernetes allows customers to overlay vulnerability intelligence with configuration and identity context already available in InsightCloudSec. This gives them a deeper understanding of their cloud environments to better prioritize and remediate potential risks within those environments.

“Now, more than ever, security professionals are facing high levels of complexity due to the increasing distribution of cloud-native applications and the rapid acceleration of cloud migrations,” said Lee Weiner, director of innovation at Rapid7. “They need better visibility and data to make better decisions. Rapid7 InsightCloudSec consolidates cloud workload context in one place, giving customers the confidence to deploy cloud services that drive business innovation and agility.”

As part of these enhancements, Rapid7 is integrating Snyk’s industry-leading vulnerability database with InsightCloudSec to provide customers with some of the most comprehensive vulnerability coverage available on the market. By combining Rapid7’s own vulnerability database with Snyk’s, which is already integrated with the company’s InsightVM and InsightAppSec products, Rapid7 can provide additional context related to application and library level vulnerabilities for Snyk customers. InsightCloudSec.

“Like Rapid7, Snyk is committed to advancing security in the cloud by providing security and DevOps teams with the tools and security information they need to work together,” said Carey Stanton, senior vice president of global enterprise and business development. by Snyk. “By integrating Snyk’s deep security context into Rapid7’s InsightCloudSec platform, we are empowering security teams with market-leading, actionable vulnerability information to help prioritize the most serious vulnerabilities first and help developers create applications securely while accelerating time to market.

Last week, the company announced that it is positioned as a top performer in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Workload Security, Q1 2022, published by Forrester Research, Inc. Notably, the report shows Rapid7 as the highest ranked solution in the Offer Category. In this Forrester evaluation, Rapid7 received:

  • the highest possible scores in the Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM), Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Orchestration Platform, and Runtime criteria, which Rapid7 believes emphasize the overall strength and ease of use of the current offer, and;
  • the highest possible scores within the Strategy category of the report in the Cloud Workload Protection Plans (CWP) and Container Protection Plans criteria.

To learn more about InsightCloudSec, sign up today third annual cloud security summit where you’ll get unique insights into emerging best practices for protecting cloud-native environments and applications. The Cloud Security Summit takes place today from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Source: Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Workload Security, Q1 2022,” by Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim, Caroline Provost, and Peggy Dostie. March 23, 2022.

About Rapid7
Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is enhancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, enabling security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor malicious behavior, investigate and close attacks, and automate routine tasks. More than 10,000 customers trust Rapid7 technology, services and research to improve security outcomes and move their organizations forward safely. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog, or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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