February 7, 20230 mins read
Audits are challenging, especially when it comes to assessing abstract compliance standards against multiple cloud environments, unique cloud infrastructure setups, and many possible (mis)configurations.
To help our customers automate compliance assessments, Snyk IaC now supports 10+ compliance standards— including CIS Benchmarks for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, SOC 2, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and more. By continuously identifying issues in your Cloud environments and IaC, mapped to industry benchmarks and compliance standards, Snyk IaC can provide teams with necessary evidence and actionable context to reach a more compliant state!
Get a single view of your cloud compliance
Every cloud compliance audit, whether internal or external, starts with analysis of your current environments. Within minutes of connecting your cloud accounts with Snyk, you can get a view of your cloud environments’ compliance with Snyk IaC’s new Cloud Compliance Issues report.
Select a report based on a Compliance standard (for example, ISO 27001) and immediately start investigating compliance controls and corresponding issue counts and severity levels.
Find and fix compliance issues faster
Visibility into compliance is just the first step. Snyk IaC helps teams take action on compliance violations for cloud and IaC issues.
To simplify investigation and remediation of compliance issues, the Cloud Compliance Issues report links directly to the Cloud Issues UI with automated filters set for investigation and remediation. Each issue includes context that is critical for developer-led remediation, including the pinpointed location of the misconfiguration (such as the cloud resource attribute and line number or code snippet for the IaC file).
Empowering technical teams with security know-how, Snyk summarizes the potential impact of an exploit and provides remediation advice for the issue.
Enforce compliance standards from code to cloud
Becoming compliant is one challenge. Maintaining cloud compliance — when your team is constantly making changes or shipping new infrastructure — is another.
Snyk secures your cloud configurations from the source in infrastructure as code (IaC) through to the running cloud(s). Using a unified policy engine built on Open Policy Agent (OPA), Snyk consistently enforces security and compliance with a single set of policies across the entire code-to-cloud lifecycle.
All misconfigurations or compliance violations detected in connected IDEs, CLIs, Git repositories, and cloud environments can be investigated and remediated within the unified Cloud Issues UI. Within the Cloud Issues UI, Snyk IaC has drill-down filtersto filter by specific compliance standards and/or controls.
What’s next for Snyk IaC?
Snyk IaC integrates natively into engineering tools and workflows via IDE extensions, Git, and CI/CD, and connects to all major public clouds to secure the entire cloud infrastructure lifecycle. As the only solution with a unified code-to-cloud policy engine, Snyk IaC allows teams to apply consistent security and compliance checks from the moment infrastructure is developed through to the running cloud(s). When issues are discovered, Snyk provides fixes back in the source code, remediating the root issue and saving developer time.
And as part of the full Snyk Developer Security Platform, only Snyk provides complete visibility into all application and cloud security issues. Cloud Compliance is a feature available to all Snyk IaC and Integrated IaC customers.