Zscaler Inc., a US-based cloud security company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Trustdome, a cloud-based infrastructure entitlement management company. The financial details of the deal are not yet disclosed.

As part of Zscaler Cloud Protection (ZCP), Zscaler is about to bring together Trustdome’s development team and CIEM (Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management) technology to its Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) platform. This will facilitate in providing a comprehensive solution to reduce public cloud attack surfaces and improve security postures. The deal paves the way for Zscaler to established its first development center in Israel,  where the company plans to expand its investment policies.

Zscaler Chairman and CEO Jay Chaudry said, “We are extending our vision for Zscaler Cloud Protection to help customers securely embrace public cloud platforms and services in today’s cloud-first world. The addition of Trustdome’s team and innovations in CIEM will strengthen our Cloud Protection portfolio by enforcing least privilege principles across multi-cloud environments while giving DevOps the freedom to innovate. I am very excited to welcome the Trustdome team to the Zscaler family and look forward to growing Zscaler’s R and amp;D presence in Israel.”

Trustdome CEO Ofer Hendler said, “Entitlements and permissions are quickly becoming the biggest security challenge in the public cloud. The Trustdome team has built an innovative platform to solve this challenge while allowing development and DevOps teams to maintain speed and agility. We look forward to joining the Zscaler family and accelerating our innovation engine to solve the cloud protection challenges facing the enterprise.”

The transaction is scheduled to close before the end of Zscaler’s fiscal third quarter, subject to fulfilling customary closing conditions.