Infrastructure as Code Security
IaC scanning is an essential tool for preventing risk in automated code from the earliest stages. Learn how Ermetic’s IaC scanning, part of an identity-first cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP), helps detect and remediate IaC risks, and drive shift-left security and collaboration.
Gartner, “Is the Cloud Secure?,” 2019, Gartner, Inc
Having secure, properly configured cloud infrastructure is vital. Gartner estimates that at least 99% of cloud security failures through 2025 will be a result of customer actions or inactions, primarily resulting from cloud resource misconfiguration.
IaC Flaws = Increased Attack Surface
While IaC provides a major improvement to how teams deploy cloud infrastructure, it can inadvertently introduce risks stemming from human error or a lack of attention to security policies and best practices. En route to true Shift Left security, your organization may face multiple challenges:
The challenge of detecting security flaws across the product lifecycle dramatically increases over multiple clouds.
Cumbersome Manual Code Review
Security experts can be hired to manually review IaC configurations however, this can be expensive, error-prone and time-consuming for large scale projects.
Lack of Visibility
Security and DevOps often rely on multiple point security solutions that create visibility gaps and blindspots.
Ermetic can make a significant impact on the security of your CI/CD pipeline. It empowers developers to easily write secure code and saves time by eliminating cloud infrastructure misconfigurations and other risks prior to deployment in production.
Identify Misconfigurations & Compliance Violations in Code
Ermetic enables developers to scan and detect misconfigurations and other risks in IaC to harden cloud infrastructure environments as part of the CI/CD pipeline. By embedding comprehensive cloud security checks and surfacing findings directly in native development tools including Jenkins, BitBucket, CircleCI, GitHub and GitLab, your developers can deliver code efficiently and securely.
Integrate Security into the Development Pipeline
Ermetic streamlines security throughout the software development lifecycle by embedding security into workflows in DevOps tooling including Terraform and CloudFormation. By combining context and risk prioritization, developers can quickly evaluate critical security and compliance risk against industry standard benchmarks or custom policies and course correct as needed.
Ermetic helps mitigate cloud infrastructure misconfigurations and other risks through integration with a variety of automated and assisted remediation tools. Teams can plug Ermetic findings into existing workflows or auto-remediate directly with wizards, assign alerts and IaC snippets via ticketing systems (e.g., Jira or ServiceNow), and integrate with source code repositories to add comments and suggested fixes to pull requests.
With its agentless approach, the Ermetic platform allows teams to maintain automated compliance against industry standard regulations and benchmarks like PCI-DSS, CIS Benchmarks, SOC 2, PSD2, GDPR, NIST, HIPAA, and more, as well as custom frameworks.
Leveraging Ermetic, audit and compliance teams can detect and mitigate compliance violations early.
Cloud-Native Security across the Full Lifecycle
Ermetic offers IaC scanning as part of its comprehensive Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) for AWS, Azure and GCP environments, integrating security and compliance automation from development to runtime. The platform provides continuous discovery across identities, infrastructure, workloads and data, visualizing, prioritizing and remediating cloud security and compliance risks from development to deployment.
Ermetic integrates into CI/CD pipelines for complete shift left security, and democratizes and accelerates organizational security efforts.
Infrastructure as Code Security
Get Deep, Multicloud VisibilityLearn More
Manage all identities and resources in one platform. Investigate permissions, configurations and relationships
Understand the Attack SurfaceLearn More
Assess & prioritize risk across human and service identities, network configuration, data and compute resources
Automate RemediationLearn More
Mitigate risky privileges and faulty configurations through integration with ticketing, CI/CD pipelines, and IaC
Enforce Policies and Shift LeftLearn More
Define and enforce automated guardrails for access permissions and resource configuration, from dev to production.
Detect AnomaliesLearn More
Detect suspicious behavior and configuration changes with continuous behavioral analysis and alerts
Comply with StandardsLearn More
Audit inventory and ensure compliance with CIS, GDPR, SOC2, NIST, PCI DSS, HIPAA, ISO and more
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