SOURCE: Palerra


April 14, 2016 09:00 ET

Palerra Teams With Check Point to Bring Zero-Day Protection to Cloud Services

Integration Delivers Unprecedented Visibility and Protects Enterprises From Malware Attacks Across Their Entire Cloud Footprint

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2016) - Palerra, the leader in cloud security automation, and Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), today announced integrations that unite Palerra LORIC Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) capabilities with Check Point's industry leading threat prevention platform. By means of this integration with Check Point, joint customers now have the ability to automatically detect and quarantine malware in Shadow IT SaaS applications and sanctioned cloud services, as well as custom applications built on top of PaaS or IaaS providers.

"Earlier this year we announced LORIC Discovery, an offering that addresses the modern challenges enterprises face with regard to Shadow IT. We are further extending our innovation by integrating with Check Point's malware sandboxing capabilities, thereby providing enterprises the strongest threat protection in the cloud," said Adina Simu, VP of products for Palerra. "Through this interoperability, enterprises can leverage Palerra LORIC to apply the latest threat analytics to all newly discovered Shadow IT applications as well as sanctioned cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications, enabling them to make intelligent decisions in real time."

With this integration, customers are able to:

  • Discover Modern Shadow IT Applications - Via integration with Check Point next generation firewall, uncover the use of unsanctioned SaaS applications, as well as federated applications integrated with sanctioned applications. In addition, discover the use of custom applications within IaaS and SaaS environments such as Amazon Web Services and

  • Identify and Quarantine Zero-Day Malware - Leverage the latest sandboxing technology to identify zero-day malware on both newly discovered cloud services, as well as content in sanctioned cloud applications, and quarantine the service or the content as necessary.

  • Employ Consistent Threat Protection Across the Enterprise - Extend Check Point's industry-leading threat protection capabilities from securing offices and campuses to cloud-based infrastructure and applications.

To learn more about Palerra LORIC:

About Palerra
Palerra helps organizations protect their business-critical cloud infrastructure and data with Palerra LORIC™, the industry-leading solution for cloud security automation. Palerra is the only Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that provides visibility and security across the entire security lifecycle from infrastructure to applications, enabling organizations to realize the full promise of the cloud. Leading enterprises including BMC Software, Jefferies, and VMware leverage LORIC for continuous monitoring and security of their cloud applications. Palerra is a privately held company funded by Norwest Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, and August Capital, and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit

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