Overcoming the Data Navigation Challenge

June 14, 2019 | IN Blog, Cyber Asset Visibility and Management, DevOps, Security Operations, Security Operations and Security Engineering | BY Ryan Hilliard
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Introducing the latest functionality within JupiterOne’s Asset Inventory features.

The Data Challenge

Compliance and security challenges ultimately boil down to your team’s ability to wade through swaths of data in multiple locations and answer these 3 questions:

  1. Where is the interesting data?
  2. What is the interesting data?
  3. Is it secure, vulnerable or compromised?

JupiterOne helps you overcome this challenge!

JupiterOne automates the data collection and centralization

Tracking all of your data can be difficult. Through numerous managed integrations or use of its API, JupiterOne connects directly with the key tools and services leveraged by your team to paint a complete picture of your environment, from software such as cloud services in your infrastructure to the code repositories making up your development stack. Data is automatically maintained to ensure the current view of your environment is the most up to date.

JupiterOne automates the assignment of labels and classes

S3 buckets and EBS volumes each serve a distinct purpose as you build out your infrastructure and application architectures. But from a security perspective, these are both datastores. Your team may have a reason for using both BitBucket and GitHub, but from a security perspective these are both code repositories.

Aggregating those different pieces of information from across your environment is important, but can be overwhelming. Knowing what each item essentially is, and grouping those similar items together, drastically reduces the complexity of your environment. This makes it easier to spot vulnerabilities and threats.

JupiterOne automatically groups resources by their type upon their integration into the platform. That means the 5,000 resources in your environment have essentially been filed, labeled and categorized for much simpler analysis, at no time or expense to you.

JupiterOne simplifies your ability to drill down

Being able to quickly navigate a vast table of data can prove both tedious and overwhelming. Within its asset inventory, JupiterOne allows you to filter for the data that matters the most to you by selecting any combination of tags and labels to pinpoint a specific area in your environment.

You are able to combine this filtering capability with the power of search right within the asset inventory. For example, if you want to know which code repositories a specific user had access to, simply type in the user’s name in the search bar. Then use the asset inventory filters to narrow in quickly.

It’s a combination of these functionalities that more greatly empower your security, IT and DevOps team in their ongoing efforts against malicious actors.

Overcoming the Data Challenge

With the right capabilities, even the tall task of managing and maintaining the security of a complex, constantly changing and expanding environment can be made easy. Well, easier.