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Aporeto is a Zero Trust security solution for microservices, containers and the cloud.

The Aporeto platform protects cloud applications from attack by authenticating and authorizing all communications with a cryptographically signed identity assigned to every workload. Aporeto alleviates reliance on un-manageable error-prone IP white-list policies. A distributed homogenous security policy is enforced per workload independent of network or infrastructure configuration, enabling uniform security orchestration across multi-cloud environments.

Aporeto Named a 2018 Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Security

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“Aporeto is accelerating our expansion to the cloud. With Aporeto, we can secure our Linux workloads on any infrastructure with end-to-end encryption and have a path for modernizing with a security layer that is future-proofed.”

Alec Chattaway

Director of Cloud Infrastructure Operations


Why Cloud Security Requires Strong Application Identity

Zero Trust security for microservices, containers and cloud works through the transparent generation of strong application identity. This identity is used for authenticating and authorizing application component interaction with themselves, user interfaces, and external services. Aporeto’s approach, analogous to two-factor authentication for user interfaces, allows enterprises to securely continue their journey to the cloud and adopt more agile microservices while leveraging their existing, brownfield infrastructure without compromising them.

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