BOSTON and TEL AVIV, Israel-(WIRE OF BUSINESS)-Ermetic, a leading cloud infrastructure security company, today announced the Ermetic Synergia Partner Program for IT service providers, system integrators, consultants, MSP/MSSP and ISVs to deliver turn-key cloud security solution covering cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM). ) and cloud security posture management (CSPM) for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments.
The program has experienced early growth and global interest from foundational partners including Trace3, Marcum Technology, Cyberuptive, HI Tech Hui, SolCyber and Tecflair.
According to Gartner, the cloud security category is expected to be the fastest growing segment of the global information security and risk management market at a CAGR of 41.2%. Key factors driving the market include the increasing number of sophisticated cyber attacks on cloud computing systems, and the growing need for compliance with various standards, benchmarks and regulations.
The Ermetic Cloud Security platform detects and removes excessive, dangerous privileges and incorrect resource configuration (e.g. databases exposed to the internet) continuously by checking identities and permissions along with configuration network, storage and secret assets. No other security solution reduces cyber attacks to scale on single and multi-cloud infrastructures with full stack visibility and control over multi-cloud infrastructure entitlement and configuration.
“We are experiencing high demand for our comprehensive identity-first cloud infrastructure security solution and we have created a value-driven program to enlist security-focused partners so we can all take advantage of this opportunity. in the market, ”said Shawn Larsen, Head of Channels and Alliances for Ermetic. “We invest in partners by providing predictable sales incentives, technical resources for joint sales engagement, enabling training to expand partner capabilities and clear collaboration opportunity to ensure their success. ”
Ermetic Synergia Partner Program Details
The multi-tier Ermetic Synergia Partner Program includes the following elements to enable partners to succeed and take advantage of the rapidly growing opportunities in this market:
Enables partners to diversify their offerings through Ermetic’s integrated, lifecycle approach to cloud native application protection (CNAAP) that combines CSPM and CIEM
Provides automation to fix access risks and vulnerabilities, reducing customer attacks
The profitability of partner participation and gamified incentives
Access to a Knowledge Base of sale assets, use cases and technical collateral
Deal registration to reduce channel conflict and provide opportunity protection
Sandbox license to Ermetic’s Cloud Security Platform to present use cases and capabilities to prospects and customers
Marketing support and market development funds for joint Go-to Market programs, events and initiatives
Dedicated to sales and system engineering support for successful deployment
Partner enabling resources and exercises that help you crawl, walk and run on your own
Dedicated Partner Account Team
Different partner levels, providing more value based on engagement and joint opportunities
Top Market Opportunities
Three of the top customer use cases that Ermetic channel partners can monetize are:
Continuous Cloud Security Risk Assessment and Minimum Privilege
Audit and correct unnecessary, redundant and dangerous rights, and incorrect infrastructure adjustments. Perform regular analysis of configurations in cloud environments and audit compliance with leading standards and benchmarks including CIS Benchmark, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, AWS Well-Architected Framework, PCI-DSS, GDPR, HIPAA, SOC2 and more.
Deliver Managed Services with an Identity -First Security Procedure
Deliver new or improved SOC 2 certified MSSP or Managed Detection and Response (MDR) capability. This includes the ability to detect, monitor and manage all human and/or machine identities, assess their policies and permissions for risks/threats, detect anomalies such as sensitive data access, increase privilege and deletion, and unusual resource access.
Zero Trust Access for DevOps
Enable clients to execute Zero Trust mandates using access policy recommendations automatically generated for DevOps that optimize security while supporting end user productivity by integrating with leading CI/CD tools such as Slack, Jira, ServiceNow, Jenkins, Terraform and more. Implement Just-in-Time (JIT) or Privileged Identity Management (PIM) access that gives an identity only the rights it needs to perform a particular task and revoke them when the job is completed.
Ermetic Partner Testimonials
“We help clients from all verticals develop a cloud security strategy and implementation plan, as it has become a priority in most businesses,” said Derek Smith, Director of Strategic Alliances for Cloud Solutions Trace Group3. “We see the right and configuration management as requirements for securing the cloud attack surface, so we offer these Ermetic capabilities to our clients.”
“Ermetic has helped our clients greatly enhance the visibility of their cloud assets in a scalable, non -intrusive way, supporting their development, operations, and management teams needs,” said Jaike Hornreich , CISA, GPEN, GWAPT, CICP, CCSFP, Senior Director of Cybersecurity and Privacy for Marcum Technology.
“Public clouds will replace the datacenter for our customers, representing only one facet of an overall trend toward dismantling traditional perimeters,” said T David Emerson, CTO of SolCyber. “This trend requires a novel and comprehensive set of controls around identification, configuration management, and endpoints, representing new attacks. Ermetic provides valuable analysis of modern infrastructure tools that essential to delivering robust managed security to our customers. ”
“Our cloud-first customers recognize the threat posed by more than privileged identities, excessive rights and misconfigions, but lack the visibility to proactively identify and fix them,” said David Phillips, CEO and Founder of Tecflair. “The Ermetic platform is a force multiplier technology that enables us to continuously identify and eliminate cloud security risks in single and multi cloud environments at scale using automation and analytics.”
For more information on joining the Ermetic Synergia Partner Program visit: https://ermetic.com/partners, and follow one of these links to register for our upcoming regional webinars for prospective partners in the US and EMEA.
Ermetic helps prevent breaches by reducing the overhead of cloud infrastructure attacks and enforcing minimum size privileges in the most complex environments. The Ermetic SaaS platform provides comprehensive cloud security for AWS, Azure and GCP covering both cloud infrastructure entitlements management (CIEM) and cloud security posture management (CSPM). The company is led by proven technology entrepreneurs whose previous companies have been acquired by Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks and others. Ermetic received funding from Accel, Forgepoint, Glilot Capital Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Qumra and Target Global. Visit us at https://ermetic.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.