Gartner’s ‘Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platform‘ is a recognized and profound global manufacturer of Cloud Workload Protection Platforms. It is a reliable evaluation guide of/with strong international brand recognition and global influence of enterprise procurement guidence. 

On April 14, Gartner; an IT research and advisory company, revealed the Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPP). Tencent is listed in the research.

With the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud adoption by enterprises, the importance of host security, which is the foundation of data benefits and business management, is progressively prominent. The latest in applied science like virtual machines, cloud hosts and containers are also breaking the security boundary between virtual reality and actual reality, bringing stronger challenges to hosts.

The market of cloud computing has multiplied swiftly. As per Gartner the worldwide public cloud service market will reach $263 billion in 2020, growing 16.4% over 2019 in U.S. dollars (17% in constant currency). 

Software as a service will remain the biggest segment, reaching $167 billion in 2023. “(*2). Meanwhile, network attacks on targets on the cloud are becoming increasingly intense, with instances of large-scale network security occurring frequently. Based on the data published by Risk Based Protection, there were 3,818 data leakage incidents worldwide by the first 6 months of 2019, indicating an average of 21 per day, with 4.1 billion pieces of public information. Compared to the same time last year, the number of data leakage incidents has risen by 54 per cent. In the face of the increasingly severe network security situation, businesses should develop a stronger defense system to continuously strengthen resistance against malicious attacks.

Tencent Cloud’s, Cloud Workload Protection allows users with hacker intrusion detection, vulnerability risk alert, and other security services by using machine learning, including functions such as blocking password cracking, irregular login notification, anti-Trojan and high-risk hole detection, based on Tencent’s massive threat data gathered. CWP adopts the cloud server protection framework and endpoints with a self-developed light-weighted client, lower resource consumption, and increased reliability & privacy. Tencent Cloud’s self-developed AI antivirus engine + feature library system, recognise tens of millions of samples every day, train self-learning samples continuously. CWP focuses primarily on webshell killing and innovatively provides the lexical sequence-based killing process, which greatly improves killing accuracy with a detection rate of over 95 per cent. It can effectively resist the encrypted malicious deformed samples and ensure millions of hosts are secure.

Tencent Cloud’s Cloud Workload Security has created a 10 billion level sample database, with over 2 million servers deployed, covering more than 10,000 business customers in diverse fields such as banking, the Internet, government, new retail and traditional businesses. Tencent Cloud has already opened 26 geographic areas and run 53 available areas around the world, offering good technological support for more businesses.

Cloud Workload Defense can effectively resolve the server’s major network security threats, and help businesses develop a cloud security system. Tencent Security will continue to make full use of the advantages of its technology, talents and ecological cooperation accumulated through its in-depth practice, and will intensify cooperation with ecological partners to explore more fields, help companies to develop a comprehensive cloud security system, and provide more cloud security applications and technology building.

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About Tencent

Tencent enriches the lives of Internet users by using technology. Tencent was established in 1998 in Shenzhen, China, and has been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s Main Board since June 2004. Their Weixin and QQ communications and social platforms connect users with each other in just a few clicks, with digital content and daily life services. Their high performance advertising platform helps brands and marketers reach out to hundreds of millions of consumers in China. Taking an active part in Internet industry development, they invest heavily in talent and technological innovation

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Posted in News By TMB Editorial   Date April 27, 2020

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