man in the Cloud Attack

Cloud Storage: How to protect user credentials against malware

Hi there, recently, during the Black Hat USA 2015 event, some cyber security experts from Imperva unveiled a serious vulnerability that affected (it’s been fixed now) several major Cloud Storage services such as Google Drive and Dropbox. Also, they put in place a practical attack named “Man in the Cloud” (in French). The vulnerability and the corresponding attack…

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How to outsource your data to the Cloud without losing confidentiality and control

Hi there, recently, data leaks and various security incidents have been constantly part of daily news and scandals. From an end-user point of view, it looks like storing confidential data in the cloud is a serious risk, especially when dealing with sensitive and strategic data. Why? Thanks to the confession of Edward Snowden, we now know for sure…

SecludIT at #FIC2014

SecludIT has been selected for being one of the Innovating SMB Company during the “Forum International de la Cybercriminalité” in Lille. I personally had the chance to meet Jean-François Audenard which is Cyber Security Advisor at Orange. I really appreciated and had a lot of fun making a short video with him. Please take a…

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.…

How-To: Creating AWS EC2 ReadOnly Credentials with IAM

In order to retrieve and list your assets (Instances, Security Groups) from your Amazon Web Services EC2 account through API, Elastic Detector need ReadOnly credentials. Here is how to create such credentials using Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management (IAM). Step 0: Login to your Amazon Web Services account through AWS Console, and open…