Ziften Strengthens Visibility and Control of Cloud Deployments on Any Cloud Service Provider (CSP) – Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Rackspace, etc.

Ziften Zenith is designed to address visibility and security shortcomings for enterprise cloud deployments regardless of the CSP or operating system.

A majority of IT and security professionals identify security as the #1 barrier to moving more applications to the cloud, according to the “2017 Cloud Adoption Survey” by Evolve IP. Many companies today do not trust cloud hosting as they have difficulty maintaining the same level of visibility and security that they have in their physical data centers due to a lack of the proper tools. Data breaches, permanent data loss, compromised credentials, and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are some of the top security concerns.

To address this challenge, Ziften, the leading provider of all-the-time visibility and control for client devices, servers, and cloud VMs, today announced new developments on its Zenith platform that strengthen vulnerability assessment, threat detection, and incident response in cloud VMs running Linux operating systems.

Ziften Zenith is designed to address visibility and security shortcomings for enterprise cloud deployments regardless of the CSP or operating system.

Vulnerability and Risk Management in the Cloud

Ziften today announced paramount enhancements to its Zenith continuous vulnerability assessment and compliance capabilities for Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, and others. With Ziften Zenith, customers routinely reduce the number of non-compliant assets by as much as 80 percent or more. Security starts with proper vulnerability and risk management. Unpatched vulnerabilities have been the failure point in too many massive breaches over the last several years.

“Vulnerability and risk management of virtual systems running in the cloud is a critical component of effective systems and security operations programs,” said Mario Vuksan, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of ReversingLabs. “And due to the widespread use of Linux OS’s, systems management and security operations tools must support a wide range of capabilities for Linux based VMs including conducting detailed Linux vulnerability assessments.” On Amazon AWS alone, according to EC2 Statistics, Linux operating systems account for more than 90 percent of all…

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