About Silver-lining Shield 

Silver-lining Shield (SLS) is CCL's cloud-based security platform for protection of applications and servers, in a hybrid cloud environment, against malware and network based attacks. 



Silver-lining Shield is a centrally managed, integrated and flexible security platform. Based on Trend Micro’s Deep Security platform it includes:


Feature Modules
Virtual Patching

Deep Packet Inspection (previously known as Intrusion Prevention)

  • Prevents zero-day exploits by maintaining the most up to date protection.
  • Virtually patches known unpatched vulnerabilities and protects web applications until code fixes can be completed.
  • Rules updates occur within hours of discovery.

Bi-directional Host Based Firewall

  • Prevents network attacks and protects against known vulnerabilities.
  • Centrally manages hosts firewall policies, controlling incoming and outgoing server traffic and maintaining firewall event logs.
Malware Prevention


  • Prevents known malicious software and targeted attacks, such as malware, spyware and trojans.
  • Protects from sophisticated host attacks using advanced machine learning technology to correlate threat information. 

Web Reputation

  • Integrates with global threat intelligence for web reputation capabilities to strengthen protection for servers. 
Multi-Platform Coverage
  • Covers both Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Supports over 650 kernels, with a 4-6 day SLA on new kernel support. 


Operating Systems Supported

The operating systems which are currently supported are listed below. Please check the Trend Help Centre as these are regularly updated.

  • Debian 7, 8, 9
  • OEL 6, 7
  • RHEL 6, 7
  • SLED 11, 12
  • Ubuntu 16, 18
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Amazon Linux

Recommended Training

Silver-lining Shield Administrators should be familiar with Trend Micro's Deep Security, which is the underlying engine for our service. If training is required, CCL recommends any Trend authorised training centre, such as Ingram Micro or Auldhouse.

How Billing is Calculated

The billing for Silver-lining Shield is calculated as follows:

  • Per agent used within a billing period and/or
    • a unit price is applied when an agent is installed on a device and has either the FW and/or the DPI module enabled. 
    • a unit price is applied when an agent is installed on a device and has either the AM and/or the WRS module enabled. 
  • Agents that have been active in a billing period but are disabled by the end of the period will still be billed. 


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