Snyk Container is now an extension in the AWS CloudFormation Registry

Written by:
Jay Yeras
Jay Yeras

June 22, 2021

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Snyk is excited to announce the general availability of Snyk Container as an officially supported and published extension in the AWS CloudFormation Registry! The CloudFormation Registry lets you manage the extensions that are available for use in your CloudFormation account. Public third-party extensions, like Snyk Container, are made available in the registry for use by all CloudFormation users alongside those published by Amazon and must be activated before use on your account.

The Snyk Container integration simplifies the monitoring of Kubernetes workloads to raise potential vulnerabilities in your open source dependencies, container images, and application configurations. Snyk integrates with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), enabling you to import and test your running workloads and identify vulnerabilities in their associated images and configurations that might make those workloads less secure. Once imported, Snyk continues to monitor those workloads, identifying additional Kubernetes security issues as new images are deployed and the workload configuration changes.

Getting started with Snyk in the AWS CloudFormation Registry

Customers can browse the registry and quickly find Snyk listed as a public extension.

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Enabling the extension takes just a few clicks and clicking on the extension provides additional details such as configuration information and schema.

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With the click of a button, you can activate the extension and have Snyk automatically integrated with Amazon EKS.

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If you are an existing Snyk paid customer you can enable this today! New customers can also take advantage of this new integration with a free Snyk Teams trial.

Snyk’s deep partnership with AWS

As an AWS Partner within the AWS Partner Network (APN), Snyk has been technically validated to work seamlessly with several AWS services, and has achieved AWS DevOps Competency as well as the AWS Lambda Ready and Amazon Linux 2 Ready designations.

Snyk offers a multitude of product integrations into AWS DevOps products, serverless solutions, and AWS’ suite of Kubernetes related tools, and you can expect more integrated product solutions from AWS and Snyk in the coming weeks and months.

As a Private Offer-enabled seller in the AWS Marketplace, customers can also use their existing billing mechanisms with AWS to purchase Snyk software. AWS Marketplace customers have the choice to procure Snyk software either directly from Snyk, or through their preferred consulting or solution provider partners via the Consulting Partner Private Offer (CPPO) and Solution Provider Private Offer (SPPO) programs, respectively.  Visit our dedicated AWS landing page if you’d like to learn more.

Snyk is a developer security platform. Integrating directly into development tools, workflows, and automation pipelines, Snyk makes it easy for teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and infrastructure as code. Supported by industry-leading application and security intelligence, Snyk puts security expertise in any developer’s toolkit.

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