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Palo Alto Networks and Google Cloud network threat detection service helps solve security challenges

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Google Cloud have announced Cloud IDS ( Intrusion Detection System ), a jointly developed network threat detection service to help cloud customers solve critical network security challenges .
Built with Palo Alto Networks ’ industryleading threat detection technologies , Cloud IDS provides simple , managed , cloud native network-based threat detection — offering Google Cloud customers the highest levels of security efficacy in just a few clicks .
The new service is the result of a year-long joint design and engineering effort between Google and Palo Alto Networks , focused on combining the best-in-class security of Palo Alto Networks with the simplicity and secure and scalable infrastructure of Google Cloud .
Cloud IDS provides simple , managed , cloud native network-based threat detection — offering Google Cloud customers the highest levels of security efficacy in just a few clicks .
“ Businesses are betting on the cloud for their most important initiatives , and one of the most fundamental factors to their success will be security ,” said Nikesh Arora , Chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks . “ We ’ ve had a tremendous strategic partnership with Google over the past three years that helps ensure our joint customers can have a simple , secure journey to the cloud . This service takes that to new levels .”
“ Customers demand uncompromising security that is simple to deploy and easy to manage . We built Cloud IDS to address these requirements , by bringing together Palo Alto Networks best-in-class security with Google ’ s secure and scalable infrastructure ,”
said Thomas Kurian , CEO of Google Cloud . “ This is one of the many ways Google Cloud and Palo Alto Networks are partnering together to deliver solutions that solve our customers ’ security challenges .”
Until now , detecting threats has been a significant hurdle for cloud network security teams , leading to security policy compliance challenges and blind spots for the Security Operations Centre .
For organisations that want an easy path to network threat detection , Cloud IDS is a simple to set up , simple to deploy way to gain deep insight into network-based threats and support industry-specific security compliance goals . u
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