CloudPassage Halo — 11 March 2014 Release
New Features and Fixes
The 11 March 2014 Release of CloudPassage® Halo® delivers a General Availability version of file integrity monitoring on Windows, introduces a completely revamped look and workflow for the Security Events History page, and includes other minor enhancements and fixes.
GA release of file integrity monitoring on Windows platforms
With this release, file integrity monitoring for Windows platforms has moved from beta status to General Availability. A few very minor changes in display or functionality are noticeable in the G.A. version:
- Windows file integrity policies are now tagged as "v1" instead of "v1 BETA". The policy rules (targets) have been finalized and their descriptions are more informative and complete.
- On the Edit Server Group page in the Halo Portal, all file integrity policies—even those without any active baseline—are visible in the policy drop-down list and may be assigned to the server group.
- In the "More details" display for an event on the File Integrity Monitoring scan results page, the "Baseline Server" field now displays a list of the currently active baseline servers. (Previously it displayed "true" if a baseline server had been defined, and "false" if not.)
Revamped user interface for Security Events History
The Security Events History page in the Halo Portal has been completely redesigned to make parametric searching more convenient. In the new design, all filter fields are arranged in a single row across the top of the page:
The filters in the event-type filter drop-down list are now organized into categories (for example "Firewall Management") to make it easier to locate the exact event type you are looking for:
The filters that you have selected are added to a list of active filters that extends downward beneath each filter field, giving you an instant picture of the complete set of filters that will be applied to your next search:
You can remove an individual filter from the search by clicking the "x" button beside it, or remove all filters by clicking Reset.
- In the "Server(s)" drop-down filter list, missing or de-activated servers are marked as such.
- The "Created" column in the list of events includes a full date-time stamp of the event's creation, in ISO 8601 date-time format (YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ).