CWPP - Cloud Workload Protection Platform Home Cybersecurity Dictionary 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. Related TermsCASB - Cloud Access Security BrokerCloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS DOWNLOAD July 25, 2017 Cloud Security Software as-a-Service Optiv's SaaS focused cloud security primer summarizes our research-backed, holistic approach to planning, building and running your cloud security pro... See Details Read more about Cloud Security Software as-a-Service DOWNLOAD June 16, 2016 Overcoming Adversarial Advantage in Enterprise Cloud Adoption Learn how the adversarial advantage in the cloud poses certain disadvantages and tips to overcome these challenges. See Details Read more about Overcoming Adversarial Advantage in Enterprise Cloud Adoption How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.