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The Kloudless Guide to Cloud Security

API integrations do not have an industry that they offer the most specific value to. They are invaluable for applications that are focused on everything from file sharing to scheduling and availability. Cloud services, and especially SaaS applications, are not a single monolith that dictates a certain workflow or specified industry — they are the backbone of the modern web application.

User activity monitoring for Jive

The Kloudless Events API provides a queryable event stream for developers to monitor user activity using WebHooks. The more popular upstream services like Google Drive provide an event stream natively, but other upstream services don’t support it. However, Kloudless aims to provide a unified developer experience. Kloudless periodically polls the Jive API to recreate an … Continue Reading

How to monitor activity in S3, using SNS and SQS

Amazon S3 is one of the most popular object storage services that apps use today. Monitoring S3 buckets for activity can be very beneficial, depending on the reason the bucket stores data. For example, the Kloudless File Picker provides an easy way for users to upload content to an app’s S3 bucket. Apps can monitor … Continue Reading

Monitoring recurring events in Google Calendar via Kloudless

Calendaring systems such as Google and Outlook Calendar describe recurring events via recurrence rules that indicate the frequency and duration of the series of events, along with any other special rules. Check out our past blog post here for more information on recurring events and their format in the Kloudless API. The blog post linked … Continue Reading

Monitoring PostgreSQL with Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana

Kloudless uses Telegraf and InfluxDB for our system and application metrics as well as Grafana for visualizations and alerting. Telegraf allows us great flexibility in terms of data sources. It supports everything from the StatsD wire-protocol to custom shell scripts and database queries. Together, these tools form InfluxData’s TICK stack. For context, Kloudless provides an … Continue Reading

Monitoring changes in Salesforce

Introduction Kloudless offers a unified Events API for developers to retrieve real-time notifications via Webhooks for any cloud service that we support. We’ve had to build a unique technical implementation for events from Salesforce based on the different options to efficiently track changes. Salesforce recently updated their platform with two new guides on how to … Continue Reading

Calendar API: Activity Stream

This post is by our engineering intern, Ellen Luo. Receive real-time updates for Google and Outlook Calendar with the new Events endpoint for the Calendar API! The Events endpoint allows your application to easily keep track of calendar items that have been added, modified or deleted in your primary calendar. This Events endpoint is part … Continue Reading

How Kloudless Benefits Security Analytics

*This article is part of the Kloudless Guide to Cloud Security, A comprehensive guide to all things Cloud Security in 2020 for security software of all verticals. Security analytics is a proactive approach to cybersecurity that focuses on the analysis of data and events to predictively confront security threats. An example would be monitoring network … Continue Reading

Empowering CASBs: Announcing the New Kloudless Crawler

Kloudless helps CASB vendors get to market quickly by providing a large number of API connectors with common endpoints and data models, as well as filling in the functionality gaps with things like the Kloudless Activity Monitoring API. However, there are still variations in the scan, detection, and remediation capabilities amount the different connectors that … Continue Reading