CWPPs look only at cloud workloads. This limited visibility impacts the tool’s ability to provide full security coverage and effective alert prioritization. Any risks due to cloud misconfiguration (such as MFA not being enabled for the ‘root’ user account or KMS encryption keys not being rotated) cannot be detected by a CWPP. This lack of visibility also means CWPPs lack the context necessary to understand the full implications of a security issue and are therefore unable to prioritize alerts based on environmental context. This causes “swivel chair” alert triage, which leads to alert fatigue.
Orca provides full-stack visibility of your cloud estate—that is, visibility that spans the cloud infrastructure, OS, application, and data layers—ensuring you have complete security and compliance coverage. Because Orca has visibility into both workload and cloud configuration data, the platform immediately surfaces risks and their root cause.