CloudPassage Adds Audit Mode to Halo SDSec Platform
The San Francisco-based company this week added an audit mode and log-based intrusion detection system to Halo that are designed to help enterprises detect and react to security vulnerabilities in cloud and virtualized environments.
“Disruptive changes are occurring in corporate IT environments,” CloudPassage CEO Carson Sweet said in a prepared statement. “As a result, new security strategies and solutions are urgently needed.”
Enterprises can use the Halo Audit Mode to monitor their virtual infrastructures and assess new cloud workloads for security vulnerabilities within seconds, according to CloudPassage.
“Because the IT environment has been significantly disrupted, most enterprises are struggling with even basic risk and compliance visibility. CloudPassage Halo Audit Mode is designed to address this gap, providing low-friction oversight into cloud infrastructure environments,” CloudPassage Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Amrit Williams added.
CloudPassage also noted enterprises can leverage the Halo Log-Based Intrusion Detection System to “detect unauthorized accounts [that are] being created, application security errors, changes to host firewall configurations and other events that can threaten the security and compliance of an organization.”
Does CloudPassage have an advantage in the cloud security market?
Halo delivers security and compliance for large-scale, distributed environments, CloudPassage said, and this SDSec platform could help CloudPassage capitalize on the cloud security market’s expected growth.
“Cloud security will be a multi-billion dollar market in just a few short years, and CloudPassage has an amazing first-mover advantage,” Stephen Luczo, CEO of American data storage company Seagate, said in a prepared statement. “CloudPassage has developed an innovative platform that is purpose-built for the cloud. [This platform’s] rapid growth and increasing adoption among large enterprises serves as validation the company has the right approach to cloud security.”