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Orca Security – The Cloud Security Innovation Leader, Providing Context-Aware Security and Compliance Services

Orca Security – The Cloud Security Innovation Leader, Providing Context-Aware Security and Compliance Services

Cloud security, also known as cloud computing security, is a collection of security measures designed to protect cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and data. These measures ensure authentication of users and devices, access control for data and resources, and protection of data privacy. They also support data regulatory compliance. Cloud security is critical, since most organizations are already using cloud computing in one form or another. A crucial component of cloud security is focused on protecting data and business content, such as customer orders, secret design documents, and financial records. Attackers often exploit multiple assets to reach their end goal. They use their initial foothold to scan connected assets for unencrypted keys and other information that might allow them to move to the next target. Preventing leaks and data theft is critical for maintaining your customers’ trust, and for protecting the assets that contribute to your competitive advantage.

Orca Security is a leader in cloud security and provides cloud-wide, workload-deep security and compliance for AWS, Azure, and GCP - without the gaps in coverage, alert fatigue, and operational costs of agents. Unlike competing tools that operate in silos, Orca treats your cloud as an interconnected web of assets, prioritizing risk based on the severity of the underlying security issue combined with environmental context, including its accessibility and potential damage to the business. This does away with thousands of meaningless security alerts to provide just the critical few that matter, along with their precise path to remediation. Delivered as SaaS, Orca Security’s patent-pending SideScanning™ technology reads your cloud configuration and workloads’ runtime block storage out-of-band, detecting vulnerabilities, malware, misconfigurations, lateral movement risk, weak and leaked passwords, and unsecured PII. SideScanning™ covers all your workloads﹣VMs, containers, and serverless. Orca Security deploys in minutes not months because no opcode runs within your cloud environment. With Orca, security teams can query cloud estate data to quickly access essential intelligence and automatically assign cloud security issues to specific teams for more efficient triage, remediation, and compliance management.

Revolutionary Cloud security Platform Offered to Organizations

Orca’s SideScanning™: Leverage Orca's agentless cloud-native security and compliance platform to gain complete visibility and coverage into AWS, Azure, and GCP in a fraction of the time and operational costs of alternative solutions. Unlike parasitic agents that sit inside your workloads SideScanning collects data externally. With read-only access to the workloads' runtime block storage, Orca creates a complete risk profile of your cloud estate in minutes, not months. Orca’s SideScanning allows you to achieve complete visibility and coverage without sending a single packet over the network or running a single line of code in your environment. The result: no downtime and no impact on workloads or users. An abundance of cloud security data is available, but it is difficult to consume and act on. This leads to inefficient workflows between security, DevOps, and IT, resulting in organizational friction and critical alerts being missed. Orca uses a simple, yet expressive query language that offers three core capabilities: advanced querying, alerting, and automation. Write custom alert queries or leverage over 600 system queries that are available out-of-the-box. If you can query it, you can monitor it. Automate your cloud security by creating custom alerts from queries and integrating these into existing remediation workflows with Orca’s auto-ticketing support.

Orca’s Context Engine: Security teams waste valuable time manually correlating high volume, low-risk alert data from multiple security tools. These alerts lack prioritization and actionable details leaving you to do all the heavy lifting. Say goodbye to guesswork, false positives, and alert fatigue. Orca is the only vendor that effectively prioritizes risks and threats across your entire cloud estate by leveraging context-aware security intelligence to examine all potential attack paths. Orca's graph-based visualization maps all your cloud assets and relationships from an attacker's perspective so you can accurately assess your cloud security posture. Orca prioritizes risk based on the most likely attack vectors and paths to your vulnerable assets. A clear remediation plan with simple mitigation instructions integrates seamlessly within your existing workflow, improving your team's efficiency and effectiveness. Orca leverages a Domain Specific Language that enables users to create powerful contextual queries. With built-in templates and an intuitive query builder, anyone can query their data and create custom alerts—no development experience required. Orca detects risks and vulnerabilities that could enable lateral movement in your cloud estate and recommends remediation steps to strengthen your security posture.

Built-in cloud compliance: Achieve regulatory compliance at cloud scale. Instantly cover 100 percent of your cloud estate, address compliance gaps, and replace multiple, disparate tools. Demonstrate evidence of your ability to find and protect sensitive data like PII. Orca uniquely recognizes where sensitive data is stored across your cloud estate and alerts you to potential exploitation paths. Orca supports full customization and automation including auto-ticketing capabilities for multiple workflow and notification systems such as Jira, ServiceNow, Slack, and PagerDuty. Get actionable intelligence in front of the right teams at the right time with cloud security automation and customization. Prioritize, customize, and integrate alerts into your existing workflows to improve efficiency, expedite remediation, and increase ROI. Orca includes queries that map directly to compliance controls across all key frameworks, including PCI-DSS, AWS CIS, Azure CIS, GCP CIS, Docker CIS, Orca Best Practices, and many more.

A Relentlessly Reliable Leader

Avi Shua is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Orca Security. He has more than 25 years of experience in cybersecurity. Prior to co-founding Orca Security, Avi was the chief technologist at Check Point Software Technologies and held key positions within Unit 8200, the Israeli NSA. While at Check Point, he built and scaled cybersecurity solutions that continue to protect tens of thousands of organizations to this day. Avi believes that cybersecurity products should always support the organization and not the other way around.

“We’re on a mission to make it fast, easy, and cost effective for organizations to address the critical security issues in their AWS, Azure, and GCP estates so that they can operate in the cloud with confidence.”

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