ObserveIT' CloudThreat for AWS to Address Advanced Targeted Attacks

By CIOReview | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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BOSTON, MA: ObserveIT, a provider of user behavior monitoring services launches ObserveIT CloudThreat for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

ObserveIT CloudThreat protects AWS hosted environments from cyber and insider threats with user behavior monitoring and analytics. It also fully integrates into Amazon’s CloudWatch which is AWS monitoring solution thereby covering the security gap and also providing customers a single platform for all cloud operations.

An easily deployable agent on any Amazon Linux AMI, CloudThreat provides visibility into all administrative actions and creates detailed user activity logs of the actual commands being run. CloudThreat also ensures the accountability of administrative access and tracks the original user ID throughout the session even if the user impersonates or elevates privileges as CloudThreat ensures the accountability of administrative access and tracks the original user ID throughout the session even if the user impersonates or elevates privileges as all threat and user activity data is fed into Amazon CloudWatchthroughWeb Services APIs.

“Hackers gaining access to sensitive data via a company’s cloud environment is a threat left unaddressed for far too long. CloudThreat protects data in the cloud by monitoring user behavior within a company’s cloud environment and detecting when hackers are attempting to hijack and leverage user credentials.”, says Paul Brady, CEO of ObserveIT.