Why Halo

On-demand, automated server & cloud workload security that works anywhere, at any scale

What we do

CloudPassage Halo, the leader in high velocity workload security-as-a-service, delivers continuous compliance and universal visibility across enterprise infrastructures – from data centers to public clouds – at scale.

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What problems does Halo solve?

Workload Protection: Halo helps you reduce your software attack surface by ensuring proper security configuration, discovering software vulnerabilities, and controlling administrative access.

Compromise Detection: Halo alerts you if your workloads have been compromised, either unintentionally or through external malicious activity.

Microsegmentation: Halo reduces your network attack surface by protecting against lateral movement of threats through traffic discovery and microsegmentation.

Compliance: Halo automates compliance functions, saving time and money by proving the security posture of all assets in scope of regulations within seconds.

DevSecOps: Halo bakes security right into continuous development processes like DevOps.

AWS EC2: Halo complements AWS security with workload-level protection.

How it works

Halo’s unique architecture enables fast and efficient security automation & orchestration of servers and cloud workloads, anywhere, at any scale.

Halo platform benefits


Reduce software attack surface

  • Vulnerabilities
  • Configuration
  • Accounts

Reduce network attack surface

  • Connections
  • Firewall
  • Authentication

Monitor for compromise

  • Integrity
  • Intrusion

How Halo is different

Traditional Products


Traditional security systems are slow to deploy. They require change control tickets and manual configuration. They can’t keep pace with rapid server provisioning that is characteristic of cloud environments and DevOps processes.
Halo is fast. Installation of agents is totally automated. Halo integrates with DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, and Jenkins. If workloads move or IP addresses change, Halo automatically follows the workload.
Designed for a single environment. Data center products built on proprietary architectures do not work in public cloud environments, and vice versa.
Halo is portable. Halo works with equal efficiency in any environment—data center, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud.
Traditional security agents are large and consume a lot of CPU on your servers and cloud instances. You wind up paying for more cloud resources in order to secure your cloud resources.
Halo agents are extremely lightweight. All security analytics are done on CloudPassage’s servers, instead of your servers and cloud workloads.
Single function products each focused on network security, workload protection, compromise detection, etc, make you acquire an arsenal of tools.
Halo is comprehensive. It includes a broad range of security controls at both the host and network levels. You can replace multiple traditional security products with Halo.
On-premise security systems require effort to scale. As your number of workloads increases, you need to purchase and install more gear.
Halo is scalable instantly, on-demand. Our customers routinely scale Halo to over 10,000 workloads in just a few days.

“CloudPassage is really an investment that will help us sell more efficiently. With CloudPassage we can show what we can do for security and show how we prove it.”

Manny Landron, Senior Manager of Security and Compliance, Citrix

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