What is Cloud Health Checker
In today’s era, cloud environments are becoming large and complex at the same time. With the migration of enterprises to cloud and an increase in the dependency on services provided by different operators, there is a high need to take care of respective cloud environments in terms of both security and operations. Controlling or capturing the health status of such a complex cloud environment is extremely important to get complete visibility on your cloud environments and ensure if your environment is healthy enough to deliver your business needs without any unexpected failures or incidents.
CloudEnsure is offering a service named “Cloud Health Checker” for enterprises where it will conduct a free health check on their cloud environments and bring complete visibility across every aspect which includes:
With several data breaches happening around the world, security has become one of the major issues. According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, one in every five enterprises become the target of cybercrime. With a large number of users getting access to cloud environments, security has become a new challenge.
CloudEnsure provides you with an automatic comprehensive security audit wherein it scans your cloud environment by performing several control and risk assessments to expose the risk associated with any undesirable situation and measure how well your system conforms to a set of established criteria.
After migrating to cloud, it’s not only upon cloud service provider to secure cloud environment, users are equally responsible. According to an article published by Gartner (https://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/is-the-cloud-secure/), users are the one who fail to manage the controls of organisations data. It is predicted that by 2025, 90% of the organizations who fails to control public cloud use will share sensitive data.
CloudEnsure, through its “Security Posture Management”, make sure that your environment is configured properly by proactively identifying cloud security risks across your infrastructure. It continuously monitors your system and perform security and compliance policy assessments.
An analysis of a cloud environment is needed to proactively detect and prevent various breaches along with maintaining transparency. It determines if the cloud environment confront standards that exists to prevent the system from various security threats.
CloudEnsure continuously scans your cloud environment by performing several assessments and identify vulnerable issues. It also provides analysis to make a proper understanding of the system and take the necessary decisions to make the infrastructure secure while delivering business values.
It is a very well-known fact that cloud environment these days are very complex and its complexity will continue to increase in future. To provide a secure cloud infrastructure, it is necessary to have something that can help in monitoring and mitigating threats.
CloudEnsure continuously monitor your system and proactively analyzes the entire cloud environment to identify malicious activity that could be compromised. It identifies real time user monitoring, process access control, behaviour analytics and apply mitigation strategies to neutralize the threat before it exploits any vulnerability.
Today, with the rapid increase in cloud adoption, enterprises are using multiple public and private cloud to deploy their applications to avoid vendor lock-in. According to an article by Gartner, most enterprises choose to work on multiple cloud providers for various reasons.
CloudEnsure provides you a platform where you can govern multiple clouds under a single pane. It gives users an ability to add multiple cloud account having different users and their privileges. It continuously monitors all the accounts and highlights issues along with the remediation.
Recently, on 17th July 2020, Twitter experienced a hack that compromised the account of nearly 130 high profile users and among those passwords of 45 accounts got decrypted by hackers. This is just one incident, there are plenty of such cases in which an organization has impacted something just because they didn’t follow cloud best practices defined by industry experts.
CloudEnsure make sure that you follow cloud best practices that are defined by industry experts so that you don’t get stuck in any situation in the future where your organization suffers. Along with the well-architected review, we follow different compliances which are required in industry, policies and also, we follow different sets of rules and regulations pre-defined by industry experts.
The Well-Architected framework provides you a structured way to compare your system with the best architectural practices and provide guidance to help you improve over time. Workloads that follow a well-architected framework can build and deploy easily, mitigate risks, make systems performance efficient.
CloudEnsure focuses on the 5 pillars of well-architected which include: Security, Cost, Reliability, Operational Excellence, and Performance. It provides you a point to point evaluation and gives you a measurement about your cloud. It makes sure that your system is efficient, secure, optimized, and reliable.
Each time you intend to set up any framework or building, the first thing which you ensure is to make it’s base solid by putting pillars with the goal that it can represent long. In a similar way, just deploying your infrastructure on the cloud isn’t sufficient. You need to ensure either your architecture is secure.
CloudEnsure continuously scan cloud architecture and govern you with proactive recommendations for making your infrastructure secure, optimized, cost-efficient, and operationally efficient. It provides you a structured way to compare your system with the best architectural practices and provide guidance to help you improve over time.
Operational efficiency is something that should be on top priority for any business. To make a stand in this competitive world, businesses must boost their operational efficiency where ever possible. It gives any business more bandwidth to seek new business and focus on other high priority business goals.
CloudEnsure monitors your system continuously so that it can operate efficiently in order to deliver business values and meet customer expectations & to continually improve supporting processes and procedures.
Automation is the future of the IT Industry. In upcoming days, Enterprises will rely on automation for solutions. CloudEnsure helps you to detect real-time security issues through its automated remediation. It is one of the good ways to enforce cloud governance policies and takes you one step further by automatically remedying the event that caused the policy violation. It is highly helpful in reducing operational inefficiencies and proactively handles security fixing without human intervention.
CloudEnsure enable users to remediate the issue with just one click to simplify remediation. Users need not worry about the remediation for any of the issues in the system. For every finding or issues that exists in the system, there is a response with automation able to fix or remediate. A user just needs to do a click and the issue will be easily remediated.
Remediation helps to improve security by addressing vulnerabilities and problems immediately upon discovery, preventing bad actors from capitalizing on issues.
CloudEnsure performs a systematic review of vulnerabilities that are present in the system and follows a process to ensure that your system is compliant. It identifies the vulnerabilities in the system, performs proper analysis, identifies the risk factors that have the potential to cause harm, and finally come up with remediations to ensure compliance in your cloud system.
It is not necessary to always opt for automatic remediation. CloudEnsure provides its users with the freedom to choose between automatic and manual remediation. If any user is not comfortable with automatic remediation due to any reason, they can always opt for manual remediation where the steps will be easily provided to them with the ease to access it.
Just coming up with remediation instructions and performing security assessments are not enough. The real challenge lies where you have to communicate this information to the person or teams who are actually responsible for performing or applying these remediation steps.
CloudEnsure integrates with different ITSM such as Freshservice and ServiceNow to make it easy for you to design, plan, deliver, operate, and control information technology services. It enables streamline workflows with IT by utilizing by ticketing solution. It helps in automatically generating tickets and creating customizable tickets with the level of detailed appropriate for specific audiences and contexts. It also helps in configuring and deploying the integration with ease.