Data Security

Snowflake Launches New Cybersecurity Workload

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Snowflake, the Data Cloud provider, announced today the release of a new Cybersecurity workload that helps cybersecurity teams to better secure their organizations using the Data Cloud. Cybersecurity teams can rapidly acquire visibility and automation at cloud-scale by using
Snowflake's platform and a wide ecosystem of partners offering security capabilities with linked apps.

According to Forrester*, 55% of security professionals said that their business encountered an incident or breach involving supply chains or third-party suppliers in the last 12 months. Current security architectures based on outdated security and information management systems (SIEMs) are really not intended to handle the amount and diversity of data required to keep up with cyberthreats. Legacy SIEMs impose stringent ingest fees, short retention periods, and proprietary query languages, making it difficult for security professionals to acquire the insight they need to safeguard their enterprises.

Customers that utilize Snowflake's Cybersecurity workload receive access to the platform's capability and adaptability to natively manage structured, semi-structured, and unstructured logs. Customers can store years of high-volume data effectively, search using scalable on-demand computing capabilities, and obtain insights utilizing universal languages like SQL and Python, which are now in private preview. Businesses can also use Snowflake to combine their security data with company data in a single source of truth, allowing contextual data from HR systems or IT asset inventories to feed detections and investigations for greater fidelity alerts and conducting quick queries on vast volumes of data. Teams receive unified insight into their security posture, removing data silos without incurring prohibitive data input or retention expenses. Aside from threat detection and response, the Cybersecurity workload covers a wide variety of use cases such as security compliance, cloud security, identity and access management, vulnerability management, and more.

TripActions, the premier all-in-one travel, corporate card, and expense management system, is using the Data Cloud to invest in its long-term cybersecurity data strategy.

Prabhath Karanth, Sr. Director of Security, Compliance & Trust, TripActions said that “With Snowflake as our security data lake, we are able to simplify our security program architecture and remove data management overhead. Snowflake has been vital in helping us gain a complete picture of our security posture, eliminating blind spots and reducing noise so we can continue to provide user trust where it matters most. Deploying a modern technology stack from Snowflake is a pivotal piece of our cybersecurity strategy.”

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