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NEW NSX Service-defined Firewall Accreditations & Training

New VSP Sales and VTSP Pre-Sales Technical Accreditations now available for the NSX Service-defined Firewall with Advanced Threat Protection.

vmLIVEs Next Week – Register Now for Your Daily Dose

Bookmark the schedule for the vmLIVEs of interest today.  This program consists of daily, live webcasts spanning a wide range of topics designed to drive our go-to-market priorities forward. Following are the top 5 vmLIVEs you may not want to miss next week – register today!

 

VMware Issues Updated Statement on SolarWinds Supply Chain Compromise and CVE 2020-4006

We have no indication that VMware has any involvement in the nation-state attack on SolarWinds. We also immediately analyzed the limited use of SolarWinds in our environment and found no evidence of exploitation.

In a separate event, earlier this month, the National Security Agency (NSA) identified a vulnerability in VMware Workspace ONE (CVE 2020-4006). We issued a security patch for this vulnerability on Dec 3, 2020, and we continue to encourage all customers to apply the latest product updates, security patches and mitigations made available for their specific environment. In addition, VMware Carbon Black and NSX have been updated to provide customers the ability to detect and prevent malicious components related to these recent breaches. Although there may be commonalities between some methodologies used in a recent intrusion into an industry network and methodologies that can be used to exploit CVE 2020-4006, at this time, we have no indications that VMware has any involvement in the nation-state attack on SolarWinds.  We want to clarify that all unpatched vulnerabilities that provide initial access can be used to achieve and maintain a persistent presence in networks.

We have been longtime advocates of cyber-hygiene principles that focus on protecting mission-critical business applications and data. These basic principles have never been more important and, when adhered to, can make a meaningful difference. They include Hardening and Patching, Multi-Factor Authentication, Least Privilege, Micro-segmentation, and Behavioral-Based Threat Detection and Response.

VMware strives to provide customers with solutions that make security intrinsic to their environment, building it into their infrastructure, device management and applications, simplifying cyber hygiene, and shifting customers from a reactive posture to a position of strength. We remain committed to transparency and will update this blog post as events transpire.

For additional product information, please refer to the following blog posts.

A Guide to VMware @ AWS re:Invent 2020

From fireside chats to product demos and meetings with VMware experts, AWS re:Invent 2020 (Nov-30 through Dec-18) is guaranteed to deliver if you’re interested in learning how you can build, run, manage, connect and protect your hybrid cloud with VMware.

VMware Cloud on AWS is the preferred service for AWS for for all vSphere-based workloads which means there will be a significant VMware Cloud on AWS presence at re:Invent this year. However, you will discover many more solutions in the various VMware-related activities at re:Invent. Get hands-on with AWS Jams and work through the VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer Challenge or learn how you can continuously deliver better software with the VMware Tanzu portfolio of solutions. The 3-week virtual event makes it easy for you to engage with all of our content and activities!

Leverage the VMware @ re:Invent Guide that highlights all of the VMware and AWS joint sessions and activities! 

Upcoming vmLIVEs – Register Now for Your Daily Dose

Bookmark the schedule for the vmLIVEs of interest today.  This program consists of daily, live webcasts spanning a wide range of topics designed to drive our go-to-market priorities forward. Following are the top 5 vmLIVEs you may not want to miss next week – register today!

New NSX Sales Playbook

The new NSX Sales Activation Playbook has been updated with relevant content in a great format to help you position and sell.

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Lastline

Today we announced our intent to acquire Lastline, a pioneer in anti-malware research and AI-powered network detection and response. This is an important step forward for VMware’s vision of Intrinsic Security, as it will allow us to further take advantage of the intrinsic attributes of our virtualization platform to yield innovative security capabilities. Our aim is not to replicate that which exists today, but rather to build security solutions that we can uniquely deliver, spanning from the heart of the data center to users in a branch office and all the way to mobile users at home or on the road.  Read more.

VNA as-a-Service for NSX, SD-WAN, or BOTH

Virtual Network Assessment (VNA) service is quick, easy, secure, and light-weight and the network insights have been proven to drive bigger deals and increase win rates. Watch this video to learn more.

Upcoming SD-WAN by VeloCloud vmLIVEs

Register now and join us on January 30th for our upcoming vmLIVE on VeloCloud: NSX SD-WAN 101. If you have a SD-WAN by VeloCloud deal in the pipeline please email the SD-WAN Hotline for assistance.

Attention Service Providers & Aggregators — Access the VCPP Sessions from VMworld 2018

Click here to catch some of the most popular VMworld VCPP sessions covering vCloud Director, NSX, VeloCloud, VMware Cloud Provider Pod, and more – over 10 hours of recorded sessions.