Distributed Firewall on VMware Cloud on AWS

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This blog post will provide a deep dive on the distributed firewall (DFW) on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS). Let’s start with the basic concepts of a distributed firewall: Distributed Firewall Concepts The distributed firewall is an essential feature of NSX Data Center and essentially provides the ability to wrap virtual machines around a Read more...
NSX-T 2.4

Guest Introspection Re-introduction for NSX-T 2.4

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(Re-)Introduction to Guest Introspection The Guest Introspection platform has been included in NSX Data Center for vSphere for several years, mostly as a replacement for the VMware vShield Endpoint product and providing customers the ability to plug in their VMware certified partner solutions to allow agent-less anti-virus and anti-malware protections for a variety of data Read more...

Switzerland’s Leading Provider of Customized Financial Services for Dental Facilities Ensures the Safe Handling of Patient Records

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The core business of Zahnärztekasse AG revolves around financial services for dentists and therefore secure patient records. The 33 employees look after the fee management of over 1,000 dental facilities in Switzerland. Recently, the company introduced a new level of security, because in the face of current threats and threats of cybercrime, sensitive data can Read more...

Cross-vCenter NSX at the Center for Advanced Public Safety

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Jason Foster is an IT Manager at the Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama. The Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) originally developed a software that provided crash reporting and data analytics software for the State of Alabama. Today, CAPS specializes in custom software mostly in the realm of law enforcement Read more...
NSX-T 2.4

Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4

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NSX-T 2.4 Introduces Layer 7 Application Identity, FQDN /URL Whitelisting and Identity Firewall With last’s week landmark release of NSX-T 2.4,  and the RSA conference in full swing,  this is the perfect time to talk about to some of the new security functionality we are introducing in NSX-T 2.4. If you prefer seeing NSX-T in Read more...

Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A New Approach to Firewalling

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VMware has had front row seats to the digital transformation that has touched virtually every organization. We’ve been there (and helped drive!) the journey from monolithic applications hosted on a single server, to distributed apps running in VMs, to further decentralization in the form of cloud-native apps composed of microservices. Now, we’re watching the proliferation Read more...
NSX-T 2.4

Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in the History of NSX

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In February 2017, we introduced VMware NSX-T Data Center to the world. For years, VMware NSX for vSphere had been spearheading a network transformation journey with a software-defined, application-first approach. In the meantime, as the application landscape was changing with the arrival of public clouds and containers, NSX-T was being designed to address the evolving Read more...

Re-Introducing VMware AppDefense, Part I – Application Security in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

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This blog will be part of a series where we start off with a basic re-introduction of VMware AppDefense and then progressively get into integrations, best practices, mitigating attacks and anomaly detection with vSphere Platinum, vRealize Log Insight, AppDefense and NSX Data Center. VMware’s core principles for cyber hygiene Before we get into the meat Read more...

IHS Markit Talks Pioneering Private Cloud, Containers, and VMware Cloud on AWS

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Global information, analytics, and solutions company IHS Markit provides data-driven insight for its government and corporate customers. Using VMware vRealize Automation, the company has already rolled out a private cloud that helped developers cut a 6-month infrastructure provisioning process down to one week. They’ve also been using VMware NSX-T Data Center to secure their workloads Read more...

Securing your SWIFT environment with VMware

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The SWIFT Controls Framework was created to help customers figure out which controls are needed to better secure their SWIFT environment.  The SWIFT security controls framework is broken down into objectives, principles, and controls.   The three objectives are “Secure your environment, Know and Limit Access, and Detect and Respond”. Customers interested in exploring VMware product Read more...