Prisma Cloud adds Drift Detection to Bridgecrew to improve cloud security posture

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Palo Alto Networks announced that Bridgecrew by Prisma Cloud has added Multi-Cloud Drift Detection to identify and flag discrepancies between how cloud resources were defined in infrastructure as code (IaC) and how they are currently configured in runtime. With misconfigurations a leading cause of cloud breaches, Drift Detection helps improve cloud security posture and enables teams to effectively manage IT infrastructure (GitOps). The initial deployment of Drift Detection supports Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

According to Gartner, “Through 2025, more than 99% of cloud breaches will have a root cause of preventable misconfigurations or mistakes by end users.” While DevSecOps helps keep misconfigurations to a minimum by codifying and enforcing security policies, out-of-band changes are inevitable because of maintenance, incident response tasks and ad hoc changes—these out-of-band changes are known as drift. Regardless of why drift occurs, being able to detect and address it when it

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