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Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

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.

Microsoft is committed to providing their 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.

The Microsoft acquisition of CloudKnox, like their recent acquisition announcements on RiskIQ and ReFirm Labs, shows Microsoft focus and execution in acquiring, integrating and expanding the strongest defenses for MS customers — from chip to cloud — backed by more than 3,500 defenders at Microsoft and the more than 8 trillion security signals we process every day. Microsoft is uniquely positioned to help empower and defend the future of hybrid work and multi-cloud environments, providing essential visibility, control and monitoring Zero Trust demands.

Source

https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2021/07/21/microsoft-acquires-cloudknox-security-to-offer-unified-privileged-access-and-cloud-entitlement-management/

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