Check Point to acquire Atmosec
To enhance its SaaS security offering and address the security gaps and blind spots in SaaS applications.
New Delhi Leading provider of cybersecurity solutions Check Point on Friday announced the acquisition of Atmosec, an early-stage start-up, to enhance its SaaS (software-as-a-service) security offering and address the security gaps and blind spots in SaaS applications.
Atmosec specialises in the rapid discovery and disconnection of malicious SaaS applications, preventing risky third-party SaaS communications, and rectifying SaaS misconfigurations. The company was founded in January 2021 and employs 17 employees.
The acquisition of Atmosec is expected to close by mid-September.
"Integrating Atmosec's technology into Check Point Infinity sets us to deliver one of the industry's most secure SASE solutions, enabling organisations to effectively manage SaaS security, prevent data leaks, unauthorised access, and malware dissemination, and ensure a robust, adaptive zero-trust environment," Nataly Kremer, Chief Product Officer and Head of R&D at Check Point, said in a statement.
The key features of Atmosec's technology include -- quick discovery and disconnection of malicious SaaS applications, completed in under 10 minutes, prevent third-party SaaS applications from communicating with an enterprise's SaaS environment, provide full visibility into authorised and unauthorised SaaS applications, fix misconfigurations within SaaS applications such as publicly exposed repositories, and more.