Elastic Vulnerability Assessment (EVA) Credentials for AWS EC2 and VPC

One of the major obstacles to Elastic Detector adoption is the step where infrastructure API credentials are asked. Security guys do not easily give their keys to strangers. We fully understand that, so we have proposed two solutions: Virtual appliance, such as an AMI on the AWS marketplace. We provide VMware (vmdk) and KVM versions…

Elastic Detector for free

Elastic Detector, our fully automated security event detection tool for Amazon EC2, is now available for free. It helps administrators and users of Amazon EC2-based infrastructures to continuously identify holes on security groups and applications, thus dramatically reducing the risk of external and internal attacks. In contrary to existing tools, you don’t need to install any additional…

How to increase security and visibility of Amazon EC2 instances?

Amazon EC2 administrators have to deal with daily problems such as: Ensuring security of new instances, Detecting performance and capacity problems, Keeping track of the modifications on the infrastructure. We would like to provide you some insights in our solution to address those problems and to facilitate the life of cloud-administrators by detecting security related…

Elastic Detector Private Beta

After more than 6 months of development following another 6 months of trying to understand the most important security needs of people that use infrastructure clouds today, we released our monitoring and security tool called Elastic Detector as private beta. Elastic Detector runs as Software as as Service (noblesse oblige ;-)) and allows you to…

Programming the Cloud: Cloudy_Scripts

Scripting is indispensable to automate IT infrastructures. IT automation gets even more important when resources are run in cloud infrastructures due to higher frequency of changes: usecases include scaling up to cope with peaks of load, scaling down to more efficiently use resources, or temporary usage for developing, testing, or rolling out marketing campaigns. There…