(http://www.nexqloud.com) announced today upcoming features for its DDoS Mitigation and Uptime Management platform, designed to increase cloud data privacy. Powered by the industry's first Human ID engine, NexQloud simplifies SSL and grants perfect forward secrecy to its users.
SSL is the de-facto solution for encrypting traffic that contains confidential information. However, the implementation of this solution often exhausts at least tenfold the processing power required by normal server requests. As a result, DDoS attacks against SSL traffic are extremely effective due to the asymmetric resource consumption on servers. NexQloud resolves this vulnerability by integrating its Human ID engine to effectively mitigate DDoS attacks and bolster cloud privacy.
NexQloud's Human Identification engine transforms SSL Renegotiation protection, dramatically simplifying the complex setup. SSL handshake requests are identified by the Human ID engine, which allows only human requests to process.
Humans flooding the system with SSL handshake requests within a short time frame are flagged as troublemakers, and automatically ejected from the system.
Security is a top priority in an ever-increasingly scrutinized world. NexQloud stores encryption keys at a secured server, detached from the mainframe. All data is protected by NexQloud's advanced infrastructure. Advanced technologies such as Perfect Forward Secrecy and multiple SSL modes grant users flexibility in addressing their concern for data privacy.
Perfect Forward Secrecy Implementation
Amidst NSA and data privacy controversies, NexQloud ensures data remains safe from prying eyes with its Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) feature. During each SSL session, a new ephemeral key will be generated, so even under worst-case scenarios, a compromised key will not break the confidentiality of SSL traffic.
This advanced encryption ensures data going through NexQloud is protected and encrypted, even if traffic data and the private key has been collected by an adversary. With Perfect Forward Secrecy, NexQloud users will experience unparalleled security for their data privacy needs.
Multiple HTTPS/SSL Modes
NexQloud offers three SSL modes for advanced security protection and performance acceleration.