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 - Dec 5, 2013) - CloudPassage ®, a leading cloud infrastructure security company, announced today the availability of the CloudPassage Halo App for Splunk Enterprise. The app enables Splunk® 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 Blog.

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™. Splunk® 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™ is a service that delivers Splunk Enterprise in the cloud for large-scale production environments. Splunk Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing and running applications in the cloud. Hunk™: 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 visit

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