Trend Micro Releases Innovations That Increase Security for Google Cloud Platform

Trend Micro Incorporated has announced enhancements to its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products designed to extend protection to virtual machines on the Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes platform protection, container image scanning integration with the  Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Gmail on the G Suite.

To address this need, Trend Micro has created a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Connector that enables automated discovery, visibility and protection of GCP virtual machine instances. This eases the management by giving an instant view of all GCP workloads while also showing any virtual machines that might have been deployed outside of security purview or under shadow IT projects. This feature of Trend Micro Deep Security has the ability to automatically deploy policy via automated workflows, combat advanced malware, enhance network and system security and capture workload telemetry for threat investigations.

Container users can benefit from Kubernetes platform protection at runtime with Deep Security intrusion prevention systems (IPS) rules, integrity monitoring and log inspection. Our IPS approach allows you to inspect both east-west and north-south traffic between containers and platform layers like Kubernetes. Additionally, Trend Micro’s Deep Security provides container image scanning in the build pipeline for vulnerabilities, malware, embedded secrets / keys and compliance checks. Deployed as a Kubernetes Helm Chart, this container image scanning simplifies security deployment on popular services like Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS).

Research continues to show that email remains one of the most popular threat vectors which drove Trend Micro to expand its popular Cloud App Security platform to support Gmail users within G Suite. Organizations are increasingly looking to cloud email services to boost productivity and agility. Trend Micro has the most comprehensive email security coverage, with both Office 365 and now Gmail, to ensure malicious threats have no place to hide.

Collectively these innovations demonstrate Trend Micro’s commitment to the Google community. The company will be previewing these innovations in booth #1615 at this week’s Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, California.

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