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Immuta Releases Immuta Detect for Continuous Security Monitoring

New capability provides timely insights into risky user data access behavior for enhanced cloud data security posture management.

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Immuta, a data security leader, has released its latest product, Immuta Detect. With its continuous data security monitoring capabilities, Immuta Detect alerts data and security teams about risky data access behavior, enabling quicker and more accurate risk remediation and improved data security posture management across modern cloud data platforms.

The product is a new key pillar of Immuta’s comprehensive Data Security Platform that provides sensitive data discovery, security and access control, and data activity monitoring. The platform integrates with the leading cloud data platforms and with existing security information and event management (SIEM) and managed detection and response (MDR) tools.

As the number of data sources grows and more users data in modern cloud environments, it has become difficult to monitor data usage and efficiently respond when threats arise. This is important for protecting against insider threats and maintaining compliance with rules and regulations. Existing approaches to solving this problem involve slow manual audits across millions of log data records stored in disparate data sources. Data and security teams need better ways to monitor data access, remediate issues with precision, and quickly adapt to changing risk tolerances so they can keep up with business demands.

With Immuta Detect, customers can quickly expose and prioritize data usage risks, reduce time to risk mitigation, and maintain data security with the following new features:

  • Advanced access behavior analytics. Immuta Detect consolidates data access logs so data and security teams can continuously monitor and analyze changes in user behavior and data access entitlements by source, query, or user activity as well as gain insight into security configuration and data classification changes.
  • Sensitive data views and indicators. Immuta Detect provides a deep dive analysis of individual user and data activity, summarizing activity across several factors including time frame, data access events categorization, most active data sources, and sensitive data indicators.
  • Risk severity detection and scoring. Immuta Detect automatically scores data based on how sensitive it is and how it is protected (such as data masking or a stated purpose for accessing it) so data and security teams can prioritize risks and get real-time alerts about potential security incidents.

“In the modern business landscape, organizations face a challenging dichotomy in which they need to use and share data to remain competitive but also maintain the highest standards of data security,” said Mo Plassnig, chief product officer at Immuta. “It comes down to managing your risk appetite and to do that effectively, it is vital for teams to have a comprehensive view of data access activities and risks.”

Immuta Detect is now available for private preview as part of the Immuta Data Security Platform. More information is available here.

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