SSH hardening for cloud virtual machines

What’s specific to Cloud Virtual Machines? SSH is required to access your virtual machines that run in your Cloud infrastructure, so you can not disable it. Due to new threats that arise with IaaS Cloud Computing (Cloud Security Alliance Top Threats), you must protect your infrastructure against Malicious insiders. Even if we refer to IaaS…

New CloudyScript: Security Audit via SSH

We are glad to announce a new CloudyScript Security Audit via SSH which makes a Security Audit of an Amazon EC2 AMI. It requires a privileged user that can perform sudo. Security Auditing is very important in cloud computing infrastructures where virtual machine images (AMI in the case of Amazon) could be shared among users.…