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ESP @ Work: Keeping People Safe and Businesses Running Faster with Cloud Infrastructure Security

“ESP supports our global security team by providing dynamic visibility into our cloud infrastructure. This enhances our ability to control our CEM platform at all times, not just in times of crisis.” – Global Security Manager, Critical Event Management Software Company.

Critical Event Management Software Company achieves NIST 800-53 Compliance

Overview

The Sr. Information Security Director of Critical Event Management Software Company views ESP as an essential tool from a cloud security standpoint.

Customer Profile

Global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate an organization’s operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events such as IT outages or cyber-attack incidents, over 3,300 global customers rely on the company’s SaaS-based platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of predefined communications processes, and track progress on executing response plans.

Problem

The Critical Event Management (CEM) Software Company is currently in process to achieve Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, compliance. FedRAMP is a United States government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services, and Evident.io is a crucial partner to enable them to accomplish this.

Solution

The first step for the CEM Software Company was NIST 800-53 compliance. The security team and operations teams leveraged the Evident Security Platform (ESP) as a tool to help them achieve this.

As a CEM solution, they have a true understanding and appreciation of the automated compliance capabilities that come out of the box with ESP. With ESP they were able to reduce the manual effort required to achieve insights into their security vulnerabilities and achieve compliance with NIST 800-53. ESP’s one-button compliance reports that indicate pass/fail status for all of the testable infrastructure controls, save the organization time and money in validating compliance and providing evidence for auditors.

Result

ESP provided security visibility for what the Event Management Software Company configured “in” the cloud by consuming all of Amazon’s APIs. ESP alerts them of configuration changes and policy violation and provides a path to remediation; Continuous monitoring and alerting. ESP helped the security team leading their FedRAMP initiative and become compliant with regard to the AWS shared services model, CIS AWS Security Best Practices and NIST 800-53 by automating the exposure and remediation of vulnerabilities in AWS. ESP also offered the flexibility to develop custom signatures to be alerted on the organization’s specific risks as well as support for AWS GovCloud.

Learn more

To find out more about how our technology can empower you to solve this problem visit our website. ESP provides a single pane of glass view of all of your AWS accounts, regions and services in one easy to customize dashboard. By consuming all of Amazon’s APIs, ESP can detect and uncover vulnerabilities in your environment and alert security teams of configuration changes and policy violation and provide a path to remediation.

You can try ESP free for 14 days and start securing your cloud infrastructure within minutes. You can use the tool on your own, just signup and get started — or we can help you along the way. It’s your choice.

About this ESP @ Work Blog Series

ESP @ Work provides insight into real customer implementations. These snapshots describe how Evident Security Platform (ESP) helps our customers maintain and benefit from continuous security and compliance in the cloud. All ESP @ Work posts are anonymous because we respect that our customers are not always able to publicly share their success.

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About Alison Arnott

Alison Arnott is the Director of Marketing at Evident.io. Her career as a marketing leader spans over 10 years with international experience across marketing communications, demand generation and product marketing leadership roles at both high-growth software startups and Fortune 1000 companies. Alison brings a great mix of creative, strategic thinking and tactical execution.

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