The Google Cloud presents new tools security, for both private and public sector customers, in order to respond to the growing threats in cyberspace. The new tools will help organizations to comply with the executive order of President Joe Biden. Meanwhile, other Google Cloud customers will have access to more automated security functions, as well as in new ones threat detection capabilities, supported by Palo Alto Networks technology.
The new security tools come after a series of attacks on large companies, such as the ransomware attack on Colonial pipeline and its hacks Solarwinds and microsoft Exchange server.
A Google executive said the company is focused on creating "invisible securityIn the cloud instead of “manufactures products that fix problems with other products". "Invisible security aims to make security simpler", Said a company executive. "With GCP (Google Cloud Platform) security, you not only get a more secure environment, but simplify your overall operations".
For this purpose, Google Cloud introduces Autonomic Security Operations. The service provides access to products, integrations, blueprints, technical content and an accelerator program.
Google also introduces Cloud IDS, an cloud-based Intrusion Detection System that utilizes Palo Alto Networks technology to help customers detect malware, spyware, command-and-control attacks and other threats.
Cloud IDS will help a lot of businesses like financial services, retail companies and healthcare organizations.
To respond to threats identified by Cloud IDS, customers can create custom remediation workflows in Google Cloud. The data generated by Cloud IDS can be integrated into SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and SOAR (Security Orchestration and Automated Response) solutions.
In the public preview, Cloud IDS will be integrated with Splunk Cloud Platform, Splunk Enterprise Platform, Exabeam Advanced Analytics, The Devo Platform and Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR. There may also be integration with Google Cloud Chronicle and Security Command Center soon.
Google is also increasing its capabilities Chronicle, the cloud-native security analytics platform.
The company is also expanding its availability Risk Protection Program to all Google Cloud customers in public preview. The app helps users connect with Google insurance partners, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) and Munich Re, who have designed a special cyber insurance contract for Google Cloud customers.
For the public sector, Google has a number of new services to help organizations comply with President Biden's executive mandate in early May, which promotes a zero-trust approach and rapid recovery measures.
To help with this, Google is launching a new offering Zero Trust Assessment and Planning, provided through Google Cloud professional services organization (PSO). Google's PSO team will help organizations assess the most pressing threats and implement a Zero Trust approach.
"Most of the time, the zero trust approach is something that everyone wants, but no one knows where to start.", Said a Google executive.
Google Cloud also presents Secure Application Access Anywhere, a new service with for secure access and monitoring of applications. The Google PSO team provides the service in partnership with Palo Alto Networks.
Finally, the new service is coming Active Cyber Threat Detection which helps government agencies find out quickly if there is a possibility they have been breached. It will help them quickly analyze the history and current log data, taking advantage of features from the Google Chronicle. It will be delivered through the partner, Fishtech CYDERES.