Deepfence Announces Open Source Availability of ThreatMapper Cloud Native Security Observability Platform
Deepfence, a pioneer in the emerging security observability and protection space, today announced open source availability of ThreatMapper, a signature offering that automatically scans, maps and ranks application vulnerabilities across serverless, Kubernetes, container and multi-cloud environments.
ThreatMapper is the leading open source platform for seamlessly scanning runtime environments for software supply chain vulnerabilities and contextualizing threats to help organizations determine which to address and when. Built on Deepfence's proven record of securing enterprise applications, and taking threat feeds from more than 50 different sources, the comprehensive suite of ThreatMapper capabilities and features are available on GitHub. ThreatMapper complements an organization's existing initiatives to "shift left" by scanning applications and infrastructure post-deployment, catching emerging threats and scanning both first-party and third-party applications and components.
"Modern applications and services depend greatly on open source componentry, and any vulnerabilities in such components can be quickly exploited at significant scale. Securing these components is most effectively done as a community effort; responsible disclosure, public vulnerability feeds, and freely-available open source tooling," said Owen Garrett, Head of Products and Community at Deepfence who earlier led products at NGINX. "By open-sourcing ThreatMapper, we aim to help teams to identify and prioritize threats quickly and easily. When the pressure is on to release early and often, yet vulnerabilities are reported at an ever increasing rate, ThreatMapper's ability to find in-production vulnerabilities and identify which pose the greatest threats is a win for dev, cloud and security operations teams."
Deepfence ThreatMapper's automated capabilities include:
"To say that it's challenging to keep on top of software vulnerabilities is a huge understatement," said Mehul Patel, Director Security & Infrastructure at Amyris. "ThreatMapper, however, has eased the burden not only of scanning for the myriad vulnerabilities out there, but also of figuring out which vulnerabilities demand the most and most-immediate attention. We had ThreatMapper up and running in a matter of minutes, and we have been able to shift our time to other tasks, knowing that ThreatMapper is on patrol."
ThreatMapper is a fast-evolving open source project, and will rapidly gain additional security observability capabilities, including scanning for cloud misconfigurations, compliance related hardening and additional runtime capabilities based on eBPF. ThreatMapper will make all observed threats and telemetry available through a series of public APIs.
For enterprises looking for a deeper runtime detection and protection, Deepfence offers a commercial solution named ThreatStryker. ThreatStryker builds on the attack surface measured by ThreatMapper, and gathers rich runtime signals using cloud native deep packet inspection (DPI) to give unprecedented visibility at runtime. ThreatStryker then correlates these runtime signals with measured attack surface and deploys fine-grained, targeted remediation to prevent the spread of threats and stop attackers in their tracks, all this without proxies, intrusive agents or any inline components.
To learn more or request a demo, please visit www.deepfence.io or stop by Deepfence's booth S56 at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America from October 11-15.
Deepfence is an essential security observability platform for cloud and container native environments. Based on a "security as a microservice" model, Deepfence measures and maps runtime attack surfaces, and provides full-stack protection from known and unknown threats. Deepfence ThreatMapper helps protect the increasingly vulnerable software supply chain by automatically scanning, mapping and ranking application vulnerabilities in running containers, images, hosts and repositories - from development through production. Deepfence ThreatStryker uses industry attack heuristics to interpret ThreatMapper intelligence and telemetry, identifying attacks-in-progress and deploying mitigating firewall and quarantine measures. To learn more, visit www.deepfence.io.
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