Lacework Announces Expanded Workload Security To Cover More Environments, Including Support for Windows Servers

New coverage of Windows Server and expanded coverage for Linux, Kubernetes, and PaaS environments makes it easier to improve visibility across dynamic cloud workloads

June 2, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ Lacework®, the data-driven cloud security company, today announced the Polygraph® Data Platform has been enhanced with new capabilities to monitor and secure more runtime environments and workloads, across all active hosts, containers, and application language libraries in customer environments. This comprehensive coverage now includes support for Windows Server operating systems, additional Linux operating systems, and more container and Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments.

The cloud offers organizations both choice and flexibility. When choosing public, private, or hybrid cloud, organizations need the same flexibility to choose how to deploy security and how to monitor workloads to meet their security and compliance needs. Through the Polygraph Data Platform, Lacework enables customers to combine agentless and agent-based approaches to collect data about their unique environment in the most efficient way, providing better visibility across their environment to identify, prioritize, and take action on all risks that exist. To truly secure their applications and data and meet the requirements of new regulations that are driving the need for continuous monitoring and rapid compliance, organizations need continuous visibility across their workloads — with the breadth to cover more environments and the depth to see and understand what’s happening in every workload.

With comprehensive workload monitoring and protection, Lacework closes visibility gaps, enables organizations to deploy workloads securely in the environments of their choosing, reduces risk, and accurately detects unusual activity for maximum protection — without alert fatigue. As a result, organizations can be confident their workloads remain properly configured, monitored for threats, and compliant.

The Lacework agent is optimized to handle the scale, velocity, and temporal nature of a broad range of cloud environments. The agent continuously monitors all hosts, containers, and Kubernetes components, offering runtime threat detection, file integrity monitoring, host-based intrusion detection, and vulnerability scans, with minimal impact to the host. In addition, all runtime, network, application, process, and user activity is logged to gain a consolidated view of critical event details. Lacework is the only company that delivers a comprehensive security solution across a customer’s development and runtime environments.

Lacework now supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server: New support extends runtime workload visibility and threat detection to Windows Server OS in the cloud or on-premises. 
  • Linux: Building on an extensive list of previously supported systems, Lacework now supports Flatcar Container Linux and Rancher OS, which are lightweight operating systems optimized for running containers.

In addition Lacework announced expanded support for the following environments:

  • Kubernetes: Added support for Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenShift on AWS (ROSA), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Rancher Kubernetes Engine (RKE), and Linkerd. This provides coverage for both on-premises and managed Kubernetes workloads, and gives visibility into Kubernetes ​​clusters, nodes, pods, and containers. 
  • PaaS: In addition to existing support for AWS Elastic Container Solution (ECS) on Fargate, Lacework now supports AWS Elastic Beanstalk, which is a workload PaaS offering commonly used to manage containers and deploy applications. 

“To help customers harness the power of cloud quickly and safely, Lacework is constantly expanding its ecosystem to support a wider set of cloud-native and hybrid cloud environments,” said Adam Leftik, VP of Product, Lacework. “By combining agentless and agent-based approaches in a single cloud security platform, Lacework customers have the freedom to work across complex, varied cloud architecture without worrying about security and compliance.”

Additional Resources:

  • Check out our blog for more information on our expanded capabilities to monitor and secure more runtime environments and workloads.
  • For more information on connecting with our team at RSA Conference, visit our website or our booth at #4528, Moscone North Expo
  • Learn more about Lacework and how to reduce security risks in the cloud during our webinar with IDC.
  • Become an expert on security fundamentals and learn more from your security and developer peers through Lacework Academy and the Lacework Community.
  • Read what Lacework customers have to say about the Lacework Polygraph Data Platform.

About Lacework

Lacework is the data-driven security company for the cloud. The Lacework Polygraph® Data Platform automates cloud security at scale so our customers can innovate with speed and safety. Only Lacework can collect, analyze, and accurately correlate data across an organization’s AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Kubernetes environments, and narrow it down to the handful of security events that matter. Customers all over the globe depend on Lacework to drive revenue, bring products to market faster and safer, and consolidate point security solutions into a single platform. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Lacework is backed by leading investors like Sutter Hill Ventures, Altimeter Capital, D1 Capital Partners, Tiger Global Management, Counterpoint Global (Morgan Stanley), Franklin Templeton, Durable Capital, GV, General Catalyst, XN, Coatue, Dragoneer, Liberty Global Ventures, and Snowflake Ventures, among others. Get started at