The Importance of Cloud Security, and Security Layers

Cloudride
3 min readJan 30, 2023

The cloud has opened up new opportunities for organizations of all sizes and industries. With the flexibility to deploy applications and services, IT can more quickly meet the needs of its users. Cloud computing provides organizations with access to a shared pool of virtualized resources, which means no upfront capital expenditures are required.

Having said that, the cloud environment also requires certain measures to be taken, to avoid the challenges of network security and vulnerability to malicious attacks. With so much information available today, it might be difficult to keep up to date with all the relevant threats. With more updates to the system adding new security modules, the Skyhawk Security Platform is taking charge and will put your mind at ease with its advanced protection capabilities.

How important it is to focus on actual threats?

In cybersecurity, it’s easy to get caught up in the details. There are so many things that need to be done and they all seem like they’re essential. But if you’re not careful, you can spend too much time on things that aren’t that crucial.

The problem is that there are so many ways to protect your company from cyberattacks. Trying them all at once is tempting, but this can lead to wasted time and resources. First, the best way to protect your business from threats is to focus on the most critical ones that represent actual breaches.

This is where Skyhawk Synthesis Security Platform and Cloudride come in handy, allowing businesses to automatically prioritize their security efforts based on what matters most.

Various ways of focusing on real threats

We focus on real threats by offering a comprehensive suite of security solutions including:

Runtime Threat Detection

Skyhawk Synthesis is the only platform to combine threat detection of runtime network anomalies together with user and workload identity access management, to surface actual threats that need to be resolved immediately. Skyhawk’s unique Cloud threat Detection & Response (CDR) approach adds complete runtime observability of cloud infrastructure, applications, and end-user activities.

In addition, the platform’s deep learning technology uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time attack sequences. It uses machine learning algorithms to score potential malicious activities. The platform uses context to create a sequence of runtime events that indicate a breach is or could be, progressing.

Attack Prevention

Skyhawk Synthesis Security Platform alerts users when a threat has been detected but enables security teams to stop the attack before it reaches its target.

Attacks are prevented using the Skyhawk Malicious Behavior Indicators, or MBIs. These are activities that Skyhawk has identified as risky behaviors that pose a threat to your

business based on our own research, as well as the MITRE ATT&CK framework. They are

detected within minutes of log arrival in your cloud.

Policy Implementation

Organizations face several security challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT) era. These include the rising cyber-attacks and data breaches, which require a proactive approach to secure your organization’s digital assets and data against these threats.

Skyhawk Synthesis Security Platform provides a comprehensive set of compliance reports and governance tools covering all aspects of cybersecurity management, from prevention to detection, for assets on multiple clouds.

This means the platform implements policies based on risk assessment, meaning you can customize your security policy depending on what needs protecting or where assets are located within your organization.

Ongoing Threat Monitoring

Skyhawk Synthesis Security Platform is a unique solution that provides a holistic view of the threat landscape, alerts, and recommendations. The platform monitors threats and provides insights into the attack methods and their evolution.

This platform includes all three components: monitoring, protection, and analysis. The monitoring component allows the security team to take action against new threats before they reach the organization’s crown jewels. It also enables them to detect existing threats and track their evolution over time.

The protection component guards against known and unknown threats using an automated approach that adapts to changing threat landscapes. The analysis component provides insights into how attackers are operating so that organizations can anticipate new attacks, adapt defenses in real-time, and prevent breaches from happening in the first place.

Deployment and management

Cloudride will deploy and manage the Skyhawk Synthesis Security Platform for our customers. By working hand in hand with the customer, Cloudride offers a truly innovative solution that takes cybersecurity monitoring to the next level, thus ensuring a secure environment for the customer with AI capabilities.

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Cloudride

Cloudride LTD, a professional services company for public cloud platforms, specialized on MS-AZURE & AWS in order to provide solutions tailored to your needs