Prisma Cloud provides comprehensive visibility and threat detection for cloud workload in Google Cloud. Prisma Cloud software consists of two components: Console and Defender. Console is Prisma Cloud’s management interface. It lets you define policy and monitor your environment. For the Prisma Cloud SaaS edition, the Console is hosted by Palo Alto Networks. Defender is deployed to Google Cloud environment to secure the cloud workload. Defender protects your environment according to the policies set in Console. There are a number of Defender types, Host Defender utilizes Prisma Cloud’s model-based approach for protecting hosts that do not run containers.
Please visit Host Defender Auto Deployment from SaaS based Prisma Cloud User Guide here.