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CWPP - Cloud Workload Protection Platform

CWPP

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CWPP - Cloud Workload Protection Platform

CWPP is a term developed by Gartner to describe an emerging category of technology solutions primarily used to secure server workloads in public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environments.

CWPP capabilities vary across vendor platforms, but commonly include functions such as system hardening, vulnerability management, host-based segmentation, system integrity monitoring, and application whitelisting.  CWPPs enable visibility and security control management across multiple public cloud environments from a single console. 

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