JumpCloud and CrowdStrike team up to dig deeper into the device
LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Open Directory Platform™ Provider Jump Cloud Inc. today announced its partnership with CrowdStrikea leader in cloud endpoint, workload, identity and data protection, to introduce JumpCloud Full Disk Encryption (FDE) with secure storage of recovery keys, cross-device remediation operating systems and single sign-on (SSO) features, and device management to the CrowdStrike ecosystem through the CrowdStrike Store, a cybersecurity app marketplace. The combination of CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform with JumpCloud’s ability to harden machine security and resolve issues quickly ensures that joint customer fleets are as secure as possible, throughout the CrowdStrike Store.
With CrowdStrike and JumpCloud, a partner of the CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, IT teams are able to control and manage identities and devices, and apply Zero Trust principles to improve their security posture. Combining Falcon’s real-time response (RTR) functionality and security intelligence with JumpCloud’s visibility into usage, configurations, and policies across all organizational resources introduces cross-functional security functionality. sophisticated OS and provides customers with more effective protection, reduced cyber risk and accelerated compliance capabilities. By centralizing access for employees, devices, and all the resources they access through the JumpCloud Open Directory platform, IT teams can easily implement frictionless, hardened security. They can secure, manage and remediate their entire fleet on different operating systems using Falcon’s response commands for IT asset management.
Through this partnership, customers will be able to:
- Seamlessly deploy security and compliance policies such as patches and FDE (BitLocker, FileVault).
- Take identity-based action against threats to devices, apps, and networks by removing users and wiping devices. Leverage role-based access to maintain security and group-based user access for accelerated onboarding.
- Easily track authentication actions and authorization levels to accelerate remediation and compliance standards. Every authentication and access is logged for transparent reporting and auditing.
- Secure CrowdStrike Admin Console identity access and management via JumpCloud’s SAML and SCIM based SSO service offering.
By launching a free trial of JumpCloud in the CrowdStrike Store, IT administrators will be able to quickly assess their fleet’s patch levels and configuration profiles to apply them quickly and bring them up to rigorous security standards. Partnership offers customers a layered security approach to meet the security and compliance needs of today’s complex device environments, growing adoption of cloud applications and a remote workforce and hybrid spread around the world.
“CrowdStrike’s support of our holistic approach to secure, seamless access to critical applications and data, both as a strategic investor and partner, demonstrates JumpCloud’s ability to deliver a next-generation Open Directory platform to teams around the world,” said Rajat Bhargava, CEO. , JumpCloud. “This partnership is extremely important for better security in organizations and is also essential to give customers freedom of choice – they can use the best technology and take advantage of the best platforms for remote work and better security.”
“Distributed device environments and weak device security introduce risk and complexity to organizations as they simply try to connect users to an expanding portfolio of computing resources,” said Geoff Swaine, vice president , global programs, stores and technology alliances at CrowdStrike. “JumpCloud’s secure device management offering in the CrowdStrike Store puts seamless OS updating and encryption at users’ fingertips, all from a single console. Now our customers can extend CrowdStrike’s robust detection and response capabilities with JumpCloud integration to counter modern threats and vulnerabilities.
JumpCloud gives IT teams an Open Directory platform for secure, frictionless™ access from any device to any IT resource, anywhere. The company’s platform is already deployed in more than 180,000 global organizations, including 1,800 partners, and its commitment to ease of use for IT administrators and the employees they manage has resulted in rapid product growth, rapid expansion of hires and rapid customer adoption.
Several additional versions are planned by JumpCloud and CrowdStrike to create a more secure identity layer. Learn more about JumpCloud device security in the CrowdStrike Storevisit https://store.crowdstrike.com/apps/secure-device-management.
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About Jump Cloud
The JumpCloud Open Directory Platform™ helps IT teams Make (Remote) Work Happen™ by centralizing the management of user identities and devices, enabling small and medium businesses to adopt Zero Trust security models. JumpCloud® has a global user base of over 180,000 organizations, with over 5,000 paying customers, including Cars.com, GoFundMe, Grab, ClassPass, Uplight, Beyond Finance and Foursquare. JumpCloud has raised over $400 million from world-class investors including Sapphire Ventures, General Atlantic, Sands Capital, Atlassian, and CrowdStrike.