Palo Alto Networks beefs up its multicloud security platform Prisma Cloud


Mike Wheatley

Palo Alto Networks Inc. said today it’s adding four new cloud security modules to Prisma Cloud, a multicloud security offering that enables developers to block vulnerabilities during the application development and deployment process.

Prisma Cloud is a relatively new service that’s made up of several technologies Palo Alto Networks obtained through its acquisitions of RedLock Inc.,, Twistlock Ltd. and PureSec Ltd. It provides monitoring features that can identify security issues, together with breach prevention tools that allow administrators to block any threats they find.

Palo Alto Networks says Prisma Cloud is needed because the adoption of multicloud leads to more complex security concerns for enterprises. It says companies using multiple clouds have a growing need to detect threats to their cloud resources. They also need to maintain...

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