Posted by: kurtsh | September 7, 2021

NEWS: Microsoft acquires CloudKnox, Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management

imageMicrosoft has acquired “CloudKnox”, a cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management solution that provides role & access permissions management across both on-prem & cloud, while also providing granular visibility, automated remediation, and continuous monitoring.

The combination of CloudKnox + Azure AD will give enterprise customers unmatched multi-cloud identity security and governance!

The acquisition of CloudKnox further enables Microsoft Azure Active Directory customers with granular visibility, continuous monitoring and automated remediation for hybrid and multi-cloud permissions. We are committed to providing our customers with unified privileged access management, identity governance and entitlement management including:

  • Automated and simplified access policy enforcement in one integrated multi-cloud platform for all human and workload identities.
  • The widest breadth of signal-enabling, high-precision machine learning-based anomaly detections.
  • Seamless integration with other Microsoft cloud security services, including Microsoft 365 Defender, Azure Defender and Azure Sentinel.

Read about the acquisition here:


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