CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise Provides Critical Insights for Cloud Environments

CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise Provides Critical Insights for 
Cloud Environments 
New App Combines Halo Event Data With Correlation and Analysis From
Splunk Enterprise to Monitor Security Events From Any Private or
Public Cloud Server 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 --  CloudPassage (R),
a leading cloud infrastructure security company, announced today the
availability of the CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise. The
app enables Splunk(R) Enterprise 6 and CloudPassage users to collect
80 unique security event types across complex cloud infrastructure
and analyze and correlate the data with other machine data indexed in
Splunk Enterprise. 
"The CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise makes it easier to
find more actionable insights about the environment," said Drew
Daniels, head of security, compliance and privacy at ClearSlide. "The
ability to get real-time information that's customizable for our
cloud environment is incredibly useful and allows us to be much more
efficient with our compliance efforts." 
The CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk creates a seamless experience
for end users with the ability to create unique dashboards for
insights only possible when pairing Halo's massive event data with
Splunk Enterprise's ability to correlate and analyze. The app also
allows users to geo-locate login attempts and cloud computing
instances on any cloud provider anywhere in the world. 
"The CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise provides Splunk
users with rich cloud security event data that is otherwise elusive
and obscured in cloud environments," said Bill Gaylord, senior vice
president of business development of Splunk. "Organizations are
seeking greater transparency into their cloud environments, and we
are pleased to team up with CloudPassage to shine a light on this
data and allow organizations to enhance their security posture by
correlating additional cloud security data with machine data from
across the organization." 
For more details on the correlations and dashboards possible with the
CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk visit the CloudPassage Security
CloudPassage's Halo technology monitors 80 unique events to deliver
critical infrastructure information, including changes to firewalls,
access and File Integrity Monitoring (FIM). The correlation of
Halo-generated events provides user with more insight and actionable
information about potential security issues, including the ability to
create dynamic dashboards for everything from viewing events by
policy to analyzing violations per server.  
"The dynamic nature of the cloud presents huge obstacles for
organizations that are looking to benefit from cloud infrastructure.
These massively scalable, distributed environments break traditional
security models. Halo is a massively distributed solution that when
combined with Splunk Enterprise provides insights that can't be seen
with any other tool," said Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage.  
The CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise is also available on
the CloudPassage ToolBox on GitHub here. 
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About Splunk Inc.
 Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for
machine data(TM). Splunk(R) software collects, indexes and harnesses
the machine-generated big data coming from the websites,
applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices that
power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor,
search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time
and historical machine data. More than 6,400 enterprises,
universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90
countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational Intelligence that
deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and
uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Splunk
Cloud(TM) is a service that delivers Splunk Enterprise in the cloud
for large-scale production environments. Splunk Storm(R), a
cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing
and running applications in the cloud. Hunk(TM): Splunk Analytics for
Hadoop is a fully integrated analytics platform for Hadoop that
enables everyone in an organization to interactively explore, analyze
and visualize historical data in Hadoop. 
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About CloudPassage
 CloudPassage is the leading cloud infrastructure
security company and creator of Halo, the industry's first and only
security and compliance platform purpose-built for elastic cloud
environments. Halo's patented architecture operates seamlessly across
any mix of software-defined data center, public cloud, and even
hardware infrastructure. Industry-leading enterprises including
multiple trust Halo to protect their cloud and software-defined
datacenter environments. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA,
CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital, Shasta
Ventures, and other leading investors. For more information, please
CloudPassage(R) and Halo(R) are registered trademarks of
CloudPassage, Inc. All other brand names, product names, or
trademarks belong to their respective owners. 
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Contact Information
Nolan Necoechea
LEWIS PR for CloudPassage
Office: 415 432 2452
Mobile: 415 203 6751 
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