CloudHealth Secure State Achieves AWS Security Competency Status

CloudHealth by VMware, the global leader in cloud management, announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency status for its CloudHealth Secure State solution. This designation recognizes that CloudHealth Secure State has demonstrated deep expertise in cloud native application protection by enabling customers to improve security posture and manage compliance across Amazon Web Services.

CloudHealth is proud to be one of the rare APN partners to achieve multiple AWS cloud security, management, and industry-specific competencies.

This accomplishment differentiates us as an elite AWS Partner Network (APN) member that delivers specialized financial management and security solutions to help customers build Cloud Centers of Excellence and improve governance of their AWS infrastructure.” – Apolak Borthakur, Vice President & Product Leader, CloudHealth by VMware

CloudHealth is well established in the industry as a cloud management leader. Launched in 2019, CloudHealth Secure State is a relatively newer addition to the CloudHealth by VMware portfolio.

With our CloudHealth Secure State product line, we are disrupting the public cloud security market with a novel, context-based risk detection and remediation approach.” – Jason Needham, Senior Director, Cloud Security Products, CloudHealth by VMware

Ranging from tech startups to large financial institutions, customers are using CloudHealth Secure State to protect cloud native app infrastructure.

“We enable you to visualize the complete blast radius of a violating cloud resource. The context includes helpful insights such as resource details, risk score, and the ability to see connected hosts and associated access credentials. This information is usually pretty hard to collect but is absolutely critical for you to proactively assess the potential damage that can be caused, should an attacker obtain access to those AWS credentials or hosts,” said Jason.

AWS enables scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

For AWS, CloudHealth Secure State delivers depth of service coverage with support for over 120+ AWS cloud resource types. Users can leverage 380+ pre-defined AWS security and compliance rules or build their own to get real-time detection of service misconfigurations and threats including connected violations and IAM privilege escalations. With CloudHealth Secure State, AWS security and operations teams can easily search inventory, query a real-time cloud CMDB to further investigate risk, and collaborate with developers to automate remediation actions.

To learn more about how CloudHealth Secure State can help your organization establish and maintain a strong cloud security posture, see our solution brief here or reach out to our team of experts directly. We’d be happy to walk you through the platform and answer any questions you may have.

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[Whitepaper] Building a Successful Cloud Infrastructure Security and Compliance Practice

[Solution Brief] Mitigating Cloud Security and Compliance Risk With CloudHealth Secure State

About the Authors

Nikhil Girdhar

Product Marketing Leader, Cloud Security Solutions

Nikhil is a seasoned product marketing professional with a focus on solving emerging multi-cloud challenges for customers. He specializes in taking new cloud services to market and establishing go-to-market fit. In his current role, he leads product marketing for CloudHealth Secure State, a cloud security and compliance service that helps businesses reduce risk while operating at the speed of cloud.

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