Sophia Antipolis, France – May, 10 2012 – SecludIT today announced that Elastic Detector version 2 is now available for use with HP Cloud Services (http://hpcloud.com). Customers can expect their applications to benefit from SecludIT’s participation in HP Cloud Services providing security and vulnerability assessment for cloud infrastructures.
Sergio Loureiro, CEO of SecludIT comments “We are thrilled to extend our flagship product Elastic Detector to HP Cloud Services. Our goal is to help customers to simply secure their applications, servers and data in leading cloud infrastructures, such as HP Cloud Services, by offering a comprehensive and dynamic visibility of the infrastructure. Furthermore, Elastic Detector automatically identifies vulnerabilities related to the cloud stack, networks, guest OS and applications. The world class HP software and hardware in conjunction with the openness provided by the OpenStack™ technology of HP Cloud Services and SecludIT products will provide higher control and security automation to our customers.”
SecludIT is committed to support HP’s public cloud in all the upcoming products. SecludIT participates on the OpenStack™ community and the second version of Elastic Detector was designed with the support of OpenStack™ since 2011. Elastic Detector participated in the HP Cloud Services private beta program and is now available in the public beta version.
Customers of SecludIT can now span their cloud infrastructures among several cloud providers or extend their own private clouds while relying in Elastic Detector to detect security vulnerabilities in their applications, servers and data access in a continuous and fully automated way. Therefore, helping enterprises to avoid data breaches, that according to the Verizon 2012 data breach report, are in 97% the result of exploitation of known vulnerabilities.
Founded by senior security experts in network, infrastructure and data protection, and founding member of the Cloud security Alliance (CSA), SecludIT is one of the authors of the Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus on Cloud Computing V2.1 (https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/research/security-guidance/).
Vulnerabilities identified by SecludIT on the leading public cloud were highlighted by Forbes in (http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2011/11/08/researchers-find-amazon-cloud-servers-teeming-with-backdoors-and-other-peoples-data/) and published on the ACM SAC 2012 worldwide conference.