February 24, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced it is expanding the industry-leading visibility of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform, to protect workloads, across all environments, including workloads and containers running in the cloud and in private, public and hybrid data centers or on-premise. Built in the cloud for the cloud, CrowdStrike Falcon unifies and simplifies cloud workload security through a single platform. Falcon is extending the capabilities of its award-winning endpoint protection and endpoint detection and response (EDR) to provide visibility specific to workloads hosted on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure and to provide EDR and run-time protection for containers. This announcement comes on the heels of CrowdStrike introducing Falcon for AWS in 2019. Falcon will now provide comprehensive visibility into all three leading public clouds.
CrowdStrike’s single agent, single platform model enables the simple and rapid rollout of new cloud workload protection capabilities without impacting performance, adding complexity or overhead. Falcon offers cloud customers immediate time-to-value through enhanced visibility and protection of cloud workloads, giving security teams the proper tools to defend against today’s modern threat landscape.
“As cloud acceleration continues to take place across industries, security teams operate in heterogeneous environments and need a unified solution that seamlessly and reliably protects workloads across all environments. CrowdStrike Falcon simplifies cloud workload security for all leading public cloud platforms, providing the comprehensive visibility necessary to help detect malicious behavior without impacting performance through our unique single agent approach.” said Amol Kulkarni, chief product and engineering officer at CrowdStrike.
Additional capabilities introduced include the following:
- The expansion of Falcon Discover™ to provide valuable insights into GCP and Azure workloads. Falcon Discover for GCP and Azure simplifies the process for organizations running workloads on either cloud, gathering up-to-date information, and offering visibility into the scope and nature of their cloud footprint. Falcon Discover for GCP and Azure provides current information about workloads, including metadata about system size and configuration, networking, and security information.
- Advanced EDR and runtime protection for Container workloads. For organizations adopting container technology such as Docker or Kubernetes, Falcon provides EDR and runtime protection for containers, securing both the host and all containers running on it. Users benefit from automatic container protection, container visibility, accelerated investigation and threat hunting capabilities – all easily delivered via the lightweight Falcon agent, without requiring additional cloud components. Falcon can detect potential threats within containers in real time, leveraging advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to ensure security teams respond to these quickly without adding any friction to DevOps teams.
For more information on CrowdStrike’s platform-centric approach and industry leading visibility for all cloud workloads, visit CrowdStrike at RSA Conference 2020 at the Moscone Center North Expo Hall, Booth 5345 in San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 24-27, 2020.
CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a global cybersecurity leader, is redefining security for the cloud era with an endpoint protection platform built from the ground up to stop breaches. The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform’s single lightweight-agent architecture leverages cloud-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and offers real-time protection and visibility across the enterprise, preventing attacks on endpoints on or off the network. Powered by the proprietary CrowdStrike Threat Graph®, CrowdStrike Falcon correlates over 3 trillion endpoint-related events per week in real time from across the globe, fueling one of the world’s most advanced data platforms for security.
With CrowdStrike, customers benefit from better protection, better performance and immediate time-to-value delivered by the cloud-native Falcon platform.
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