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Secureworks & VMware to jointly launch cloud configuration assessment

Secureworks & VMware to jointly launch cloud configuration assessment
Secureworks & VMware to jointly launch cloud configuration assessment
  • Newly launched Cloud configuration review is based on VMware’s Secure State.
  • It is designed to address the security challenges in public cloud adoption while including a security assessment for AWS/Azure.
  • Post this announcement, shares of Secureworks rose up 3.8% recording revenue share of USD 14.83.

The U.S based information security services provider, Secureworks has reportedly announced collaborating with one of the leading publicly traded software company’s- VMware to launch its new cloud configuration assessment. The solution is based on VMware Secure State platform and addresses security challenges in public cloud adoption.

It has been reported that the company’s new cloud configuration review combines its two decades of security operations and consulting experience with the novel and innovative VMware Secure State to offer to its customers an immediate head start against cloud security threats like misconfiguration. Moreover, the solution would support the customers to monitor configuration vulnerabilities, understand the business impact of risks, and also address the compliance and security challenges pertaining to public cloud adoption.

As per official sources, the Secureworks cloud configuration review also includes a customer workshop to make note of customer’s business context, security and compliance assessment, self-service contact, and security recommendations providing a huge scope of development.

Commenting on the launch, the Chief Product Officer of Secureworks, Wendy Thomas stated that the customers are looking for tools and services that can help them prioritize the right cloud security controls, which is feasibly achieved by VMware Secure State’s inclusion into Secureworks solutions portfolio. Additionally, Secureworks’ SecOps experience lined with VMware Secure State’s visualization would give customers deeper security insights in the cloud than ever before.

Meanwhile, Jason Needham, the Senior Director of Cloud Security at VMware cited that the partnership of Secureworks’ intelligence and VMware Secure State’s service can help address the security gap for their mutual customers. He further added that as the companies across the globe are progressively increasing their cloud footprint, dearth of skills and tooling have created a fundamental security threat for these operating in the cloud applications space. This newly launched tool would help both the companies to achieve the unmet challenges.

Source credit: https://www.secureworks.com/about/press/secureworks-teams-with-vmware-to-bring-visibility-and-security-to-cloud-deployments

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