Paladion’s RisqVU IST is the First IOC Scanner for Cloud Assets in the AWS Marketplace

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RisqVU IST to generate early warning on malware attacks by analyzing indicators of compromise for cloud infrastructure on Amazon

Paladion Networks, a global cyber security leader, announced today that its RisqVU IST platform is now listed on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, a reliable cloud computing platform by, Inc. AWS customers will be able to subscribe to RisqVU IST on the AWS Marketplace to perform Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) based asset scans to detect signature-less malware on cloud assets.

Ravi Raman, SVP & Head of Engineering, Paladion said, “RisqVU IST’s proprietary algorithms use IOCs, correlation of host interaction points, and situational awareness on cloud assets to predict and prevent attacks. Currently, IOCs are mainly used in forensics, and are used to articulate pieces of forensic data. IOCs are, however, important clues to spot the attacker or malware during its early stages. RisqVU IST leverages this information to serve early warnings that can prevent a breach.

For example, some Ransomwares are staged in the start up folder and gets loaded into memory on device reboot. If this malicious artefact can be detected before reboot then the exploitation can be prevented.”

Identifying IOCs early is one of the many RisqVU IST features. IST uses a host of other proprietary threat discovery mechanisms to build robust defences against current cyber threats.
RisqVu IST has the capability to correlate various host interaction points like processes, services, and registry keys, across all servers to discover outliers. Suspicious events are converted to IOCs and feed in to its detection engine. The detection engine runs IOCs on the cloud infrastructure to find similar patterns. It also pushes the compromise likelihood higher if similar patterns are observed in other systems.

Antivirus solutions alone are not effective in detecting such outliers as they operate in individual machines. RisqVU IST operates from a central server and correlates data from all IT infrastructures to identify outlier patterns in host interaction points. This is a model that fits well for cloud computing or on-demand computing platforms.

About Paladion Networks
Paladion is a global cyber security provider that offers end-to-end information security services and solutions in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Paladion is rated and has been recognized and awarded by Gartner, Asian Banker and Red Herring, amongst others.
For over 15 years, Paladion has been actively managing information risks for over 700 customers. Paladion provides a complete spectrum of information risk management comprising of security assurance, compliance, governance, monitoring, security analytics and security management services to large and medium-sized organizations. Paladion is also actively involved in several information risk management research forums and has authored many books on the same. With a staff of over 800 dedicated security experts, Paladion has 6 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) across the world.
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