VMware Advance Security For Cloud Foundation
VMware Advance Security For Cloud Foundation will address internal data center security challenges and deliver unified protection across private and public clouds, according to the company. The offering will include VMware Carbon Black Workload Protection, VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer with Web Application Firewall capabilities and VMware NSX Distributed IDS/IPS, VMware said.
The offering will manage and gather endpoint telemetry through built-in sensors protected by the hypervisor, meaning that attempts to gain root access and tamper with the product will be detected by the hypervisor. Meanwhile, the NSX Web Application Firewall uses a rich understanding of applications, automated learning, and application-specific rules to provide strong security with lower false positives.
In addition, VMware said the distributed architecture of NSX Distributed IDS/IPS will enable advanced filtering to be applied to every part of the application, eliminating the blind spots associated with use of traditional perimeter security products. Policies will be automatically generated and enforced on an application-specific basis, which VMware said will lower false positives.