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Prevent Cloud Misconfigurations and
Vulnerabilities Automatically

Visibility, Governance, and Compliance for Public cloud Infrastructure and SaaS applications

Misconfigurations is the hidden risk of a cloud world

Cloud services misconfiguration has become a critical vulnerability for organizations. Misconfiguration of a cloud or SaaS application
that has been incorrectly set up can leave applications vulnerable to attacks and exploits.

The dark side of the cloud

Data exposure

Data exposure

An accidental misconfiguration of cloud applications is one of the most common causes of data exposure, costing companies time and money.
Compliance violations

Compliance violations

Application deployment and use are spread across locations and groups, making unified assurance a complex and time-consuming process.
Complex security governance

Complex security governance

Inconsistent security tooling and baselining across the entire software development lifecycle makes security governance a challenge.

Cloud Configuration Security

Continuous cloud security assurance

Cloud Configuration Security identifies and remediates application misconfigurations in SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS to reduce risk and ensure compliance. Cloud Configuration Security is part of the comprehensive, 100% cloud-delivered data protection capabilities in the Zscaler Cloud Security Platform.

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What can Cloud Configuration Security do for you?

Unify visibility

Unify visibility

A single offering that provides comprehensive visibility and mitigates violations across SaaS applications and cloud service providers, ensuring adherence to laws and industry regulations.
Prevent cloud misconfigurations

Prevent cloud misconfigurations

Identify misconfigurations that can lead to data loss, application breaches, and costly downtime, while ensuring adherence to data privacy regulations, such as GDPR.
Automate remediation

Automate remediation

Ensures that configurations of all cloud applications follow industry and organizational best practices, which includes automated remediations that prevent vulnerability to outside threats.

How Cloud Configuration Security adds value to your security program

Discover Assets

Discover Assets – Discover assets, inventory, pinpoint misconfigurations and compliance violations making it easier to manage the attack surface and mitigate risk.

Prioritize Risk

Prioritize Risk – Prioritize, and fix the most critical security risks, violations with Risk-based prioritization before they are exploited.

Remediate Violations

Remediate Violations – Leverage step-by-step guided or auto-remediation to mitigate identified misconfiguration and violations.

Compliance assurance

Compliance Assurance – Automatically validate all configurations against pre-built mapped 2700+ industry best practices and 16 compliance frameworks such as GDPR, PCI, NIST, CIS, and the custom framework.


DevSecOps – Integrate and enforce security, compliance checks at the development stage to keep up with DevOps deployment speed.

Secure Kubernetes Configurations

Secure Kubernetes Configurations – Identifies Kubernetes misconfigurations, processes running as root, privileged containers, and compliance violations. and secures various Kubernetes deployments like AKS and EKS.

Seamless Integration

Seamless Integration – Easily integrate with current SecOps ecosystems such as ServiceNow, Zendesk, or Splunk so that the SecOps team can act immediately and effectively.

Easy Implementation

Easy Implementation – CCS, a multi-tenant SaaS solution, gets deployed in minutes with read-only access at scale without limitation and complexities.

Learn more about Zscaler Cloud Protection

Zscaler Cloud Protection provides comprehensive multi-cloud security, covering misconfigurations, exposed attack surfaces, lateral threat movement, and data loss.

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