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Wiz and AWS CloudTrail Lake: Cloud security and compliance posture audits made easy

Simplify and centralize security and compliance management by sending audit-worthy events from Wiz into AWS CloudTrail Lake.

Streamlining OS and Application Hardening: Revealing Misconfigurations with Wiz’s Agentless Custom Host Configuration Rules

Shell commands that once had to be run manually now can be coded into a custom rule and run daily using Wiz agentless workload scanning.

Enhancing Kubernetes security with user namespaces

Learn how to improve cluster security with user namespaces, a new feature introduced in Kubernetes v1.25.

Unleashing the Power of No-Code Automation for Cloud Security with Wiz and Tines

The Wiz and Tines partnership empowers organizations to protect their cloud infrastructure at scale with no-code automation.

CVE-2022-44877, critical RCE in CentOS Control Web Panel exploited in the wild: everything you need to know

Detect and mitigate CVE-2022-44877, a CentOS Control Web Panel (CWP) unauthenticated RCE exploited in the wild. Security teams are advised to patch urgently.

Hunting for signs of persistence in the cloud: an IR guide following the CircleCI incident

Learn how to detect malicious persistence techniques in AWS, GCP & Azure after potential initial compromise, like with the CircleCI incident

Wiz launches Australia cloud data center further demonstrating commitment to ANZ and multinational organizations

Wiz announces availability of new regional data center and adds support for Essential Eight controls.

New Year’s Resolutions: Where CISOs plan to invest and scale back in 2023

Hear from security leaders about their plans, strategies, and priorities for the new year.

Lateral movement risks in the cloud and how to prevent them – Part 2: from compromised container to cloud takeover

In this second blog post, we will discuss lateral movement risks from Kubernetes to the cloud. We will explain attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for security practitioners and cloud builders to help secure their cloud environments and mitigate risk.

Malicious PyTorch dependency 'torchtriton' on PyPI: everything you need to know

The developers of PyTorch (a popular machine-learning framework) recently identified a malicious dependency confusion attack on the open-source project. Security teams are advised to check for infected resources and rotate any exposed keys.

CVE-2022-47939 critical vulnerability in Linux kernel `ksmbd` module: everything you need to know

Critical RCE vulnerability found in Linux kernel's `ksmbd` module: remote attackers can execute code without authentication. The module is not enabled by default on most operating systems.

OWASSRF, a new exploit for Exchange vulnerabilities, exploited in the wild: everything you need to know

A new exploit method targeting CVE-2022-41080 and CVE-2022-41082 vulnerabilities in Exchange servers, which can bypass previous workarounds, has been discovered and exploited in the wild. Organizations should patch urgently.

Automatically discover and secure your APIs with Wiz Dynamic Scanner

Wiz enhances its Dynamic Scanner to detect publicly exposed, unauthenticated APIs

Wiz introduces Dangling Domain Detection to help you prevent subdomain takeovers

Easily detect dangling domains to reduce the risk of phishing campaigns and cookie harvesting of organization’s customers.

Wiz enhances dynamic scanner to analyze and validate external exposure

Wiz extends its cloud analysis with an external scanner, giving customers an attacker's view of their externally exposed resources to reduce noise.

Use cases for Delegated Administrator for AWS Organizations

Learn about how AWS's recently released Delegated Administrator for AWS Organization can be used to solve common problems at your company and the issues you might run into with it.

Introducing PEACH, a tenant isolation framework for cloud applications

A step-by-step framework for modeling and improving SaaS and PaaS tenant isolation by reducing your cloud applications’ attack surface

CVE-2022-27518 exploited in the wild by APT5: everything you need to know

Detect and mitigate CVE-2022-27518, a Citrix ADC and Gateway unauthenticated RCE 0-day exploited in the wild by a nation state actor. Organizations should patch urgently.

Secret-based cloud supply-chain attacks: Case study and lessons for security teams

CI/CD pipelines, as an essential part of the software development process, are an attractive target to malicious actors. Based on our research of cloud environments, we share common misconfigurations and provide tips on how to remediate them in order to prevent supply-chain attacks.

Introducing Azure Least Privilege: Enforce least privilege access for Azure environments

Wiz extends its CIEM capabilities to enable least privilege access for Azure environments.

Top Security Talks from AWS re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent is the largest conference of the year for Amazon Web Services (AWS) with hundreds of talks. We picked our favorite cloud security talks that are available online.

Uncover what is really deployed in your environment with the enhanced Wiz inventory

Wiz adds full detection of cloud services for deeper visibility and control over shadow IT.

Navigating the road ahead for CISOs following the Uber verdict

Hear from industry experts to understand the challenges ahead and best practices CISOs can follow to avoid issues in the future.

Wiz introduces agentless solution for detecting host and application misconfigurations

Wiz extends its risk assessment to support host and application level misconfigurations, enabling customers to ensure security and compliance posture for applications.

Giving thanks for a more secure cloud

We'd like to take a moment this holiday season to recognize our greatest asset—our customers.

Wiz at re:Invent 2022 (event recap)

Get all the news from Las Vegas and learn about how Wiz and AWS continue to strengthen a strategic relationship to secure customers’ AWS environments.

Hell’s Keychain: Supply-chain vulnerability in IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL allows potential unauthorized database access

How IBM Cloud caught us exploring its infrastructure and how a hardcoded secret eventually led to build artifact access and manipulation

Wiz integrates with AWS Security Hub to help you better manage your AWS security posture

New integration enables AWS customers to send Wiz security issues detected in AWS resources to Security Hub.

Wiz integrates with Amazon Security Lake to improve cloud security through cloud security data sharing

New integration enables customers to consolidate security logs, run investigations and analyze security metrics in their customer-owned data lake.

Wiz and BigID expand partnership to extend visibility and control for enterprise data to prevent breaches

Deeper partnership accelerates end-to-end cloud-native data protection from discovery to enforcement.

Wiz becomes the first CNAPP to deliver integrated Data Security Posture Management

Wiz expands its platform to proactively eliminate attack paths to discovered critical data.

Wiz and Google Cloud’s Security Command Center: Modern threat detection and response rooted in risk prioritization

Fully understand the impact and architecture behind any threat to streamline and speed effective response with a first-of-its-kind integration combining the Wiz Security Graph’s deep cloud and multi-cloud risk context with Google Cloud’s Security Command Center’s advanced threat detection.

Wiz introduces VMware vSphere support to provide a unified hybrid cloud security platform

vSphere integration makes Wiz the first cloud security platform to protect both on-premises and cloud environments without an agent.

OpenSSL vulnerabilities: Everything you need to know

On November 1st, 2022, the OpenSSL Project disclosed High severity vulnerabilities CVE-2022-3786 and CVE-2022-3602, affecting deployments of OpenSSL 3.0.0–3.0.6. Learn how to effectively manage your organization's patching efforts.

Wiz rapidly finds and removes risks across the container development lifecycle and entire cloud environment

New Wiz capabilities protect containerized applications by bringing deep cloud context and visibility to quickly identify and prioritize risks across containers, Kubernetes and cloud environments without agents

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022: Our top 10 sessions to attend

KubeCon 2022 will be full of great presentations and content. Here's our take on the conference sessions (apart from our own) that you shouldn't miss, whether you're onsite or attending virtually.

Meet Wiz at KubeCon North America

Wiz will be attending and sponsoring KubeCon for the first time and we have a lot to share regarding how enterprises can better secure their container and Kubernetes environments. Come say hi!

Lateral movement risks in the cloud and how to prevent them – Part 1: the network layer (VPC)

In this first blog post, we will introduce lateral movement as it pertains to the VPC. We will discuss attacker TTPs, and outline best practices for security practitioners and cloud builders to help secure their cloud environment and reduce risk.

Wiz Receives Morgan Stanley Innovation Award at 20th Innovation Summit

Recognition in the Cyber category honors Wiz for its exceptional technology partnership with one of the world’s leading financial institutions

AttachMe: critical OCI vulnerability allows unauthorized access to customer cloud storage volumes

Before it was patched, #AttachMe could have allowed attackers to access and modify any other users' OCI storage volumes without authorization, thereby violating cloud isolation. Upon disclosure, the vulnerability was fixed within hours by Oracle. No customer action was required.

How Wiz and Torq Combine to Mitigate Existential Cloud Security Threats

Leonid Belkind, CTO of Torq, and Itay Arbel, PM at Wiz, explain how organizations can build a coherent Cyber Security Incident Response Plan using Wiz CDR to analyze cloud events and threat alerts in their context together with Torq's next-generation orchestration and automation capabilities.

The cloud has an isolation problem: PostgreSQL vulnerabilities affect multiple cloud vendors

How Wiz Research uncovered multiple related vulnerabilities in PostgreSQL-as-a-Service offerings from GCP, Azure, and others.

$100M ARR in 18 months: Wiz becomes the fastest-growing software company ever

Just two years since its launch, Wiz protects hundreds of the world’s leading organizations by enabling them to build faster and more securely in the cloud

Wiz expands board and executive team with top security leaders from DocuSign, Aon, Meta and Okta

Wiz continues momentum with addition of security luminary Emily Heath to board of directors; expands executive team to lead hyper-growth

Meet new Wiz board member Emily Heath

Q&A: Why Wiz caught the attention of DocuSign’s Former CTSO

New customers, new clouds, new challenges

Companies are turning to Wiz every day to gain instant visibility into their cloud environments.

Breaking new ground in the cloud

In just two years, Wiz helps hundreds of customers protect their cloud infrastructure and innovate more quickly. As a result, Wiz has become the fastest-growing software company ever, scaling from $1M ARR to $100M ARR in just 18 months.

Wiz debuts on Forbes Cloud 100 list

Founded in 2020, Wiz is the youngest company on the list.

Join Wiz at Black Hat 2022

Wiz is excited to be back in Las Vegas for Black Hat 2022 as a sponsor of this year's conference. At Black Hat, you'll have the opportunity to learn from our research and product experts, experience live demos in our booth, and mingle with us after the conference.

Securing Azure middleware agents with new auto-patching capabilities

Wiz finds Azure customers remain unpatched from cloud middleware vulnerability and collaborates with Microsoft to introduce an auto-patching solution against cloud middleware security issues and make the cloud safer

Revisiting OMI: Analysis of CVE-2022-29149, a privilege escalation vulnerability in Azure OMI

Affected organizations are required to update installed agents that use the OMI cloud middleware software

See the best of Wiz at AWS re:Inforce

Visit our booth and attend one of our many sessions at re:Inforce this week.

Wiz CDR and Amazon GuardDuty: Contextualize and prioritize threat detection

Wiz leverages its leading Cloud Security Graph to help Cloud Defenders quickly understand, with the click of a button— what happened, where it happened, and how to respond.

Meet the Wiz Research team at fwd:cloudsec

We invite you to attend Wiz Research's four technical sessions as well as the Wiz party at Flight Club Boston.

Wiz extends CNAPP leadership with protection for Alibaba Cloud

Support for Alibaba Cloud follows just weeks after launch of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) integration, providing organizations the broadest coverage of any cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP)

The cloud gray zone—secret agents installed by cloud service providers

Wiz Research builds upon previous “OMIGOD” findings with a presentation at RSA Conference 2022; details how cloud middleware use across cloud service providers can expose customers' virtual machines to new attack vectors

A new vision for cloud security unites builders and defenders

Our introduction of attack path analysis (APA) and Cloud Detection and Response (CDR) further enriches the context provided by our foundational Wiz Security Graph.

Wiz now integrates with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, bringing a graph-based cloud security approach to all major providers

Fortune 500’s Avery Dennison among enterprises that operate securely on OCI and other cloud infrastructure with Wiz

Connect with Wiz at our first-ever RSA Conference

We can’t wait to see many of you at RSA Conference 2022 in San Francisco, June 6-9. Check out a demo at our booth, attend a Wiz speaking session, or unwind at our SFMOMA party!

Securing AWS Lambda function URLs

Learn about the security risks of misconfigured Lambda function URLs and how to properly secure them.

Wiz Research discovers "ExtraReplica"— a cross-account database vulnerability in Azure PostgreSQL

Wiz Research discovers a chain of critical vulnerabilities in the widely used Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server.

Addressing the Spring4Shell and CVE-2022-22963 RCE vulnerabilities in cloud environments

Learn how to address Spring4Shell and CVE-2022-22963 RCE vulnerabilities in cloud environments.

Hardening your cloud environment against LAPSUS$-like threat actors

Learn how to harden your cloud environment against LAPSUS$-like threat actors

Wiz and ServiceNow VR: Prioritize and respond to cloud vulnerabilities faster

Wiz is excited to announce its new integration with ServiceNow Vulnerability Response (VR), creating a combined vulnerability management workflow that eliminates blind spots and prioritizes risks.

Detect and prioritize CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities in the cloud with Wiz

For each CVE, the Wiz Research team maintains data from multiple threat intelligence sources and our own independent research. Now that we’ve added support for the new CISA KEV catalog, learn how you can use it in your cloud environment.

Wiz and RegScale: Cloud security compliance management at scale

Learn how to achieve compliance security at scale with Wiz and RegScale, supporting a variety of compliance framework controls.

5 reasons endpoint security agents are not enough

In this post, we discuss five security limitations of endpoint security agents and also explain how adding agentless solutions can improve your cloud environment security.

The top cloud security threats to be aware of in 2022

As more organizations move to the cloud, so do attackers. What can you do to better protect your cloud environment in 2022? Wiz Research has compiled the most pressing cloud security threats and how you can protect against them.

Towards a better cloud vulnerability response model

Who is responsible for doing what when a new cloud vulnerability is disclosed? Right now, it can be hard to know.

Log4Shell: Wrap all your Log4j fixes before the holidays

The main challenge with Log4j is understanding your existing infrastructure, and identifying the location of all vulnerable Log4j libraries. Follow Wiz's recommendations to wrap it all before the Holidays!

NotLegit: Azure App Service vulnerability exposed hundreds of source code repositories

Read about the NotLegit vulnerability discovered by the Wiz Research Team, where the Azure App Service exposed hundreds of source code repositories

Log4Shell 10 days later: Enterprises halfway through patching

Wiz and EY (Ernest & Young) analyzed more than 200 enterprise cloud environments with thousands of cloud accounts. The results were striking: While 93% of all cloud environments are at risk from Log4Shell, on average organizations have patched 45% of their vulnerable cloud resources by Day 10.

Log4Shell Meltdown: How to protect your cloud from this critical RCE threat

Log4Shell Meltdown: How to protect your cloud from this critical RCE threat. In this post, we’ll provide a quick overview of Log4Shell: what it is, its impact, and recommendations for security teams.

Wiz magic shifts left

Fixing vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in the pipeline before deployment makes perfect sense - it reduces the overall threat footprint and saves time. Wiz offers customers a straightforward way to operationalize a Shift Left strategy.

Assess your cloud compliance posture in minutes

With Wiz, you can assess your compliance posture across industry standards and business units at a glance to immediately pinpoint your weak spots.

Wiz integrates with the new Amazon Inspector for enhanced security insights, context, and accuracy

Wiz is excited to announce it is a launch partner for the new Amazon Inspector, bringing Amazon Inspector findings together with Wiz insights to give our customers actionable, prioritized and contextually rich security insights.

Security industry call to action: we need a cloud vulnerability database

In the pre-cloud era, the responsibility for security was fully in the hands of the users. As we uncover new types of vulnerabilities, we discover more and more issues that do not fit the current model. Solution: we need a centralized cloud vulnerabilities database.

ChaosDB explained: Azure's Cosmos DB vulnerability walkthrough

This is the full story of the Azure ChaosDB Vulnerability that was discovered and disclosed by the Wiz Research Team, where we were able to gain complete unrestricted access to the databases of several thousand Microsoft Azure customers.

How we broke the cloud with two lines of code: the full story of ChaosDB

A summary and recording of Wiz's talk at BlackHat Europe 2021: the full extent of ChaosDB, the impact it had, and the questions it raises about security in managed cloud services.

Celebrating Our Series C: Zero to $6 Billion in 18 Months

Customers have come to realize ignorance isn’t bliss. Cloud has gotten too big and unwieldy for most companies to effectively manage on their own. That’s where Wiz comes in.

Protecting cloud environments from the new critical Apache HTTP Server vulnerability

Learn how to protect cloud environments from the new critical Apache HTTP Server vulnerability.

How to Protect Your Cloud Environment from Supply Chain Attacks

Learn how to protect your cloud environment from supply chain attacks.

Agents are not enough: Why cloud security needs agentless deep scanning

In this post, we’re going to dive into the role and limitations of security agents in the cloud, and put forth a different approach for cloud infrastructure security: agentless deep scanning.

OMIGOD: Critical Vulnerabilities in OMI Affecting Countless Azure Customers

Wiz Research recently found 4 critical vulnerabilities in OMI, which is one of Azure's most ubiquitous yet least known software agents and is deployed on a large portion of Linux VMs in Azure.

“Secret” Agent Exposes Azure Customers To Unauthorized Code Execution

Wiz Research recently discovered a series of alarming vulnerabilities that highlight the supply chain risk of open source code, particularly for customers of cloud computing services.

Wiz goes (even more) global

The first half of 2021 has been incredible for Wiz. Fueled by an additional $250M in funding ($350M total) from Sequoia, Index Ventures, Insight, Salesforce, Blackstone, Advent, Greenoaks, and Aglaé Wiz has grown at a blistering pace, going from 25 employees at the start of the year to 120 today.

ChaosDB: How to discover your vulnerable Azure Cosmos DBs and protect them

Wiz Research found an unprecedented critical vulnerability in Azure Cosmos DB. The vulnerability gives any Azure user full admin access (read, write, delete) to another customers Cosmos DB instances without authorization.

ChaosDB: How we hacked thousands of Azure customers’ databases

As part of building a market-leading CNAPP, Wiz Research is constantly looking for new attack surfaces in the cloud. Two weeks ago we discovered an unprecedented breach that affects Azure’s flagship database service, Cosmos DB.

What is a Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP)?

CNAPP stands for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform. The term was coined by Gartner, who recognized the expanding needs that go into securing applications in the cloud.

Is your organization leaking sensitive Dynamic DNS data? Here’s how to find out

At Black Hat on Wednesday, Wiz researchers disclosed a vulnerability in DNS hosting services that affects millions of corporate endpoints.

Black Hat 2021: How isolated is your AWS cloud environment?

Last November, Wiz Research mapped all the services in AWS that allow access from other accounts to see if any of them might inadvertently expose customers and discovered 3 vulnerabilities in different AWS services that allowed anyone to read or write into the accounts of other AWS customers.

Black Hat 2021: DNS loophole makes nation-state level spying as easy as registering a domain

Wiz CTO Ami Luttwak discusses a new class of vulnerabilities discovered by Wiz Research, which exposed valuable dynamic DNS data from millions of endpoints worldwide.

The 10 must-attend sessions at Black Hat 2021

The 10 must-attend sessions at Black Hat 2021

Salesforce Ventures, Blackstone, and Aglaé Join Team Wiz!

Last week Wiz closed its Series B, which we had previously announced in March, with an additional $120 million investment from Salesforce Ventures and Blackstone with participation from Aglaé Ventures.

New 451 Research report analyzes Wiz and the cloud security market

The report breaks down the current state of the cloud security market and provides an analysis of Wiz’s product strategy, technology, competitors, and more. It’s essential reading for anyone looking for an objective third-party perspective on Wiz and the rapidly developing cloud security market.

Wiz becomes fastest growing security startup ever with new $1.7B valuation

Wiz becomes fastest growing security startup ever with new $1.7B valuation

82% of companies unknowingly give 3rd parties access to all their cloud data

Cloud identity permissions are complex. So complex that innocent looking permissions provided to 3rd party vendors can lead to unintended exposure of all of your data.

Recent Linux sudo vulnerability affects a major percent of cloud workloads

With an estimated 90% of cloud workloads running Linux based OS, with sudo being common across distributions, many Linux cloud assets are at risk and may be affected. Versions released as far back as 2011 are affected by this vulnerability.

The SolarWinds Attack

SolarWinds attack explained by Wiz CTO Ami Luttwak

Wiz comes out of stealth with $100M Series A funding to reinvent cloud security

Today, we’re announcing a milestone in that journey: a $100M Series A funding round led by Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Insight Partners, and Cyberstarts.