Threat Stack Funded to Secure Cloud Infrastructure, Names Doug Cahill as CEO

As the first provider of continuous monitoring for elastic infrastructure, we’re excited to announce that we’ve raised an additional $2.7M in capital from Atlas Venture and .406 Ventures, bringing total amount raised to $4M.  The new funding will be used to commercialize our flagship service, Cloud Sight™, which is currently in beta.

Cloud Sight provides cloud servers with comprehensive protection, detection and response against malicious threats.  It delivers continuous security monitoring to protect cloud-based, elastic infrastructures from intrusion and compromise.  As a native cloud-built platform, Cloud Sight employs a big data architecture that auto-scales; and its DevOps deployable lightweight agent requires very little computational resource.

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Threat Stack at the 2014 RSA Conference

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at RSA for the very first time this year. Security experts from all over the world will be attending, including many of our own customers, and we hope to see you there as well!

Where: South Exhibit Hall Booth #402 at the Moscone Center

When: February 24-28, 2014

What: Talk with our founding team and see demonstrations of our flagship cloud security monitoring platform, Cloud Sight (we also have a few surprises for you).

Join: Use our Expo Pass Code EC4TRSK to register for a free Exhibit Hall Pass. The deadline to redeem is Friday, February 21, 2014.

Cloud Server Forensics Take Center Stage

At Threat Stack, we’re constantly exploring ways to advance cloud server forensics. We’re especially attentive to this as it’s an area of cloud security that’s becoming more critical since the attack vector of cloud is growing.

Forensic logs can lay out the scope of an attack that’s occurred on your servers, but getting to the bottom of what’s been done is usually much easier said than done. In fact, you can easily find yourself paying up to $600/hr for a security consultant to do this exact work if you don’t have the right tools in the first place. But what does it mean to have the right tools?

Do existing methods work?

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Richard Bejtlich and Chris Wysopal Join Threat Stack Advisory Board

Since starting Threat Stack in November of 2012, it has been our mission to create the most powerful security monitoring and forensics platform built specifically for the cloud. Since then, we’ve been honored and humbled to work with many of the world’s top cloud and security providers and experts.

Now, we’re excited to announce that Richard Bejtlich, CSO of Mandiant, and Chris Wysopal, CTO and co-founder of Veracode, have joined the Threat Stack Advisory board.

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