SOURCE: Elastica


November 12, 2014 12:30 ET

Elastica Launches Solution for Securing Critical Content in Box

ContentIQ™ Automatically Classifies Sensitive Content, Identifies Exposure Risks and Supports Automated Remediation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2014) - Elastica (, the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security, today launched its ContentIQ™ technology for Box Securlet™ ( ContentIQ™ uses advanced semantic analysis engines to automatically classify and categorize a wide range of content stored in Box, enabling granular controls for security and compliance. ContentIQ™ is now shipping as part of Elastica's Box Securlet™ and is available in the Box Marketplace.

With a simple click of a button, enterprises can readily connect Elastica's technology to Box without any software or hardware to install. Once enabled, Elastica's Box Securlet with ContentIQ™ will scan all the stored files to identify:

  • Sensitive content, such as intellectual property, health information, financial information, legal information, sales information and source code
  • Compliance related content, such as personally identifiable information (PII), Payment Card Information (PCI), and HIPPA Protected Health Information (PHI)

Elastica's ContentIQ™ technology looks deeper into the content using language processing to flag critical content that may otherwise be overlooked. Coupled with the powerful Box Securlet, organizations can use this added intelligence to create and enforce granular policies that comprehensively govern sharing of content within and outside the organization.

"Box offers a comprehensive suite of security solutions that provide our customers with the highest levels of control, visibility and protection for their information," said Whitney Bouck, senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise at Box. "Box will continue to develop technology and power integrations like Elastica's Box Securlet™ to give businesses advanced compliance and security controls."

"Our integration with Box has enabled us to advance security and regulatory compliance in the cloud," said Rehan Jalil, CEO of Elastica. "Our ContentIQ™ technology provides automatic controls that were previously not possible, giving enterprise organizations added incentive to embrace cloud-based applications."

Elastica's Box Securlet™ with ContentIQ™ provides the following benefits:

1. Audit and remediate exposures that represent potential risks or compliance violations

2. Detect threatening account activity that may represent compromised credentials, malicious insiders, or malware attacks

3. Protect sensitive content through granular policy creation and enforcement

4. Investigate historical transactions for post-incident analysis leveraging intuitive filtering and free-form search

The Elastica solution makes it possible for security professionals to uncover data leakage vulnerabilities, data theft susceptibilities and regulatory violations caused by activities on a company's Box user accounts. A free trial of Box Securlet™ is available at

About Elastica:
Elastica is the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security. Its CloudSOC™ platform empowers companies to confidently leverage cloud applications and services while staying safe, secure and compliant. A range of Elastica Security Apps deployed on the extensible CloudSOC™ platform deliver the full life cycle of cloud application security, including auditing of shadow IT, real-time detection of intrusions and threats, protection against intrusions and compliance violations, and investigation of historical account activity for post-incident analysis. Elastica is venture-backed by the Mayfield Fund and is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Learn more about Elastica at Follow us on Twitter @ElasticaInc.

Contact Information

  • Media and Analyst Contact:
    Bhava Communications for Elastica
    Joe Franscella