- Works anytime, anywhere: The Halo agent is lightweight (~3 Mb) and easily installs directly into EC2 AMIs or deploys using tools like Chef or Puppet, ensuring consistent security & compliance controls are automatically deployed across any AWS region.
- Instant visibility: Halo monitors and analyzes security-related data on EC2 AMIs, including: configurations, access controls, file integrity, and vulnerabilities. Users can monitor alerts, discover east-west traffic, update policies and run reports.
- Scalable: Halo is unique because its delivered as a service, so its on-demand, fast to deploy, fully automated and works at any scale with your EC2 environment, all while eliminating manual processes and streamlining work for security teams.
CloudPassage Halo is a security solution providing everything you need to automate basic and advanced security for your EC2 AMIs. Halo is the only fully elastic and portable security solution that works across EC2 regions and gives enterprises the ability to implement a consistent security posture across mixed environments (AWS, private cloud and on-premise data centers). The platform is offered as an on-demand service, so its fast and simple to deploy. Halo provides a number of critical security controls recommended by AWS, including: dynamic server instance firewalls; multi-factor authentication, configuration security monitoring, server account management, vulnerability scanning, file integrity monitoring, security event alerting and REST API for easy integration to existing security products like SIEM and orchestration tools. The Halo agent is ultra lightweight (~3 Mb) and easily installed in seconds on each machine instance. The Halo agent can even be baked in to gold images that are provisioned by popular DevOps orchestration tools. The agent works in collaboration with the Halo security orchestration engine to monitor and analyze security-related information about your machine instances. An easy-to-use portal enables users to monitor alerts, discover east-west traffic, update policies and run reports. Please visit our website to learn more about cloud server security and how others are using Halo to secure their cloud servers.