APERTUREFor Public Clouds

Continuously monitor and secure your cloud workloads to prevent data loss and enable compliance

Get continuous, consistent protection for your cloud workloads

Managing cloud security doesn’t have to be so complex.

Large development teams. Multiple cloud types. Widely distributed data and assets. Myriad compliance requirements. We understand the challenges of managing security in the cloud era, and we offer a simple, smart way to secure your workloads – regardless of the infrastructure or platform they reside on.

Aperture secures your IaaS and PaaS services

Discover and monitor resources.

Aperture™ service simplifies discovery of all resources consumed – and provides deep visibility into them – by continuously monitoring your accounts via API to facilitate:

  • Asset and service discovery
  • Resource activity monitoring
  • Configuration monitoring

Secure storage services.

Aperture helps eliminate the risk of data leaks or exposure due to malicious or inadvertent changes to your storage services, along with:

  • Data classification and monitoring
  • Elimination of publicly exposed buckets or object
  • Known and unknown malware prevention with WildFire® cloud-based threat analysis service

Automate compliance reporting.

The Center for Internet Security has published a set of configuration best practices that help organizations improve their cloud security and compliance.

Aperture automatically checks all your assets and services against these best practices, and benchmarks as well as provides detailed reporting on your current posture.

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Supported Cloud Platforms

To help secure your cloud deployments


The VM-Series protects your private and public cloud deployments by enabling applications and preventing threats.

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Traps replaces traditional antivirus with multi-method prevention and completes a platform-centric approach to cybersecurity.

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Aperture for SaaS Applications

Secure your business-critical data residing within enterprise SaaS applications with Aperture.

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