CSA Official Press Release
Cloud Security Alliance Software Hackathon Closed. Software Defined Perimeter Prevails Again
Protocol Proves to be Intrinsically Secure Against Network-based Attacks; Full Attack Analysis Coming Soon!Seattle, WA – October 22, 2014 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for-profit organization which promotes the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing, today announced that the CSA Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) has prevailed at the close of its second Hackathon, which kicked off at CSA Congress 2014 on September 18. In the past month, billions of packets were fired by individuals, including many security experts, from more than 100 countries, but none succeeded in the attempt to breach the SDP protected public cloud. A full report with detailed attack analysis will be published in November. Attack statistics as of day 14 of the event are as follows:
- Total dropped packets: 2.9 billion
- Number successful Single Packet Authorizations: 0
- Number successful mutual TLS authentications: 0
- Number successful user authentications: 0
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