Great Trailblazer Competition to start the year!

As 2014 kicks off, we at SecludIT would like to wish you a fantastic start to 2014! Starting the year, we would like to share some great news on SecludIT being a Security Trailblazer Finalist. This is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for startups exploring uncharted territories in various fields, including cloud security.…

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…

Cloud OpenSource Conference at Sophia Antipolis

I was pleased to be an invited speaker at the french conference on OpenSource and Cloud Computing organized by Telecom Valley. Along great presentations from fellows from Google, IBM and Orange, I did a 30,000 feet overview of the open source solutions for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Security. What I found very useful was the…

vSphere 5 Hardening Guide

Vmware has just released a great guide: the official hardening guide for vSphere 5.  The terminology has changed and if you are used to the version 4.1, there is a nice companion document to help you compare. The security of the virtualization layer is fundamental for the security of the cloud infrastructures. This is acknowledged…

Launch of HP Cloud with OpenStack

We’ve been busy lately with the second version of Elastic Detector, that supports Amazon EC2, Terremark’s vCloud Express and Eucalyptus. Today we’re thrilled to announce support of another leading cloud infrastructure: HP Cloud. Please find the complete announcement here. We are strong believers in OpenStack and we have participated to the private beta of HP…