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Host Defender architecture

Because we’ve built Prisma Cloud expressly for cloud native stacks, the architecture of our agent (what we call Defender) is quite different. Rather than having to install a kernel module, or modify the host OS at all, Defender instead runs as a systemd or system module (not a kernel module) in user space, intercepting every syscall interaction and file changes, and actively blocking or alerting according to the rules defined in Console.

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