Threat Stack Included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms as a Representative Vendor

BOSTON – May 19, 2017 — Threat Stack, the leader in cloud-native security and compliance management, today announced that it was named a representative vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms.*

“The rapid adoption of private and public cloud computing models, containers, and DevSecOps are fundamentally reshaping the security requirements for protecting private and public server workloads. The time has come for enterprises to start protecting cloud-based workloads, using a protection strategy that is different from end-user-facing desktops and laptops,” writes analyst Neil MacDonald. Threat Stack believes its cloud-native security and compliance management platform is bringing an innovative approach to meeting security and operation teams’ needs based on that criteria.

“There is a clear demand for visibility and automation in the cloud workload protection platform market, and we believe Threat Stack’s inclusion in the report validates our ability to provide cutting edge cloud security capabilities for organizations running in any type of environment,” said Brian Ahern, CEO, Threat Stack. “With the growth of cloud infrastructure, threats are now bypassing traditional perimeters and targeting cloud-based workloads directly, meaning security leaders need to embrace a different detection strategy than they’ve previously used. In order to protect against potential malicious attacks, organizations must secure their infrastructure by having complete visibility into their cloud environments to detect and respond to any anomalous activity.”

Threat Stack is purpose-built for both Security and Ops teams, easily integrated into existing cloud workflows, and designed to immediately detect insecure behaviors across systems, users, and environments. Threat Stack’s cloud-native security platform offers configuration auditing, real-time host intrusion detection, compliance reporting, incident investigation, and out-of-the-box workflow integrations across a variety of environments, including private, public, multi-cloud, and hybrid cloud. The Cloud Security Platform is also able to automatically correlate security events across the infrastructure to uncover the root cause of potentially malicious events. This type of automation ensures that customer data is kept secure, alerting security teams immediately if anything out of the ordinary happens. As a cloud-native platform, Threat Stack can easily scale to meet the largest, or the smallest, customer’s cloud security needs.

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*Gartner, “Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms,” 22 March 2017

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