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Catbird Launches vCompliance™: A Comprehensive Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Service for Virtual and Cloud Environments

Catbird, the pioneer in leading-edge security and compliance solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced the immediate availability of vCompliance™, the industry’s first comprehensive automated monitoring and enforcement solution that ensures security and regulatory compliance for virtualized and cloud-based data centers. Based on Catbird’s vSecurity® platform, vCompliance’s real-time continuous monitoring service instantly detects […]

Rohati Systems Announces Security Solutions for Virtualized Data Centers and Clouds

Strategic Initiative Enables Enterprises to Realize Benefits of Secure Collaboration and Compliance To address growing security challenges in virtualized data center and cloud computing environments, Rohati Systems is announcing its Virtualized Cloud Security initiative. With this, Rohati will extend its on-premise security solutions to virtualized servers and off-premise cloud environments. IT organizations can leverage Rohati […]

Rohati Systems Extends Security Solutions to Virtualized Data Centers and Clouds

To address growing security challenges in virtualized data center and cloud computing environments, Rohati Systems is announcing its Virtualized Cloud Security initiative. With this, Rohati will extend its on-premise security solutions to virtualized servers and off-premise cloud environments. IT organizations can leverage Rohati solutions to provide security and controls for accessing all applications and resources […]

HyTrust Delivers HyTrust Appliance 1.5, First Solution to Enable Policy Definition and Automated Enforcement for Virtual Infrastructure

HyTrust Inc., a leader in policy, security, and configuration management for virtualization infrastructure, announced today the general availability of HyTrust Appliance 1.5 on August 24th. Adding to the core capabilities of HyTrust Appliance 1.0—centralized access control, template-based security configuration, and audit-quality log aggregation for the hypervisor—HyTrust Appliance 1.5 delivers the first enterprise-class, object-based policy management […]

Research and Markets: The Virtualization Security (VirtSec) Vendor List Has Doubled Since 2008 – “Virtualization Security Key Trends

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Virtualization Security Key Trends" report to their offering. In theory, 2009 should be the year that virtualization security (VirtSec) takes off: Server virtualization has been widely deployed. VirtSec products are ready. The VirtSec vendor list has doubled since 2008. There’s just one catch: Enterprises aren’t […]

Twitter Breach Revives Cloud Security Fears

Some interest groups are urging Los Angeles to rethink its plan to implement Google Apps. Last month’s breach of a hosted Google Apps implementation used by Twitter Inc. has heightened fears in some quarters that cloud computing could pose significant security and privacy risks to users. The Twitter breach gave a hacker access to confidential […]

Cloud Computing, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Podcast with Siamak Farah from InfoStreet – August 5, 2009 – Episode 90

In episode 90, Douglas Brown interviews Siamak Farah, Founder and CEO of InfoStreet. Douglas and Siamak discuss the InfoStreet solution along with a discussion in to the good, the bad, and the ugly of Cloud Computing. Douglas puts Siamak on the hot seat to discuss the many potential pit falls of cloud computing and SaaS.   Siamak does […]

Cloud Computing [Security] Architectural Framework

For those of you who are not in the security space and may not have read the Cloud Security Alliance’s “Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus,” you may have missed the “Cloud Architectural Framework” section I wrote as a contribution. We are working on improving the entire guide, but I thought I would re-publish the […]

Forrester: A Close Look At Cloud Computing Security Issues

Organizations are increasingly looking to cloud computing to improve operational efficiency, reduce headcounts, and help with the bottom line. But security and privacy concerns present a strong barrier-to-entry. In an age when the consequences and potential costs of mistakes are rising fast for companies that handle confidential and private customer data, IT security professionals must […]

Reflex Systems Announces Dynamic Policy Enforcement for Reflex VMC

Leverages VMware’s VMsafe to go beyond the ‘virtual firewall’ and enforce datacenter policy in local, enterprise and cloud environments Reflex Systems, the pioneer in virtualization management and security, today announced the availability of Reflex vTrust™, dynamic policy enforcement for Reflex VMC (Virtualization Management Center).  vTrust leverages the VMsafe component of VMware’s new vSphere 4 release […]

Cloud Computing Security? It’s All A Bit Hazy

RSA Conference: Should you be worried? Cloud computing might be the hottest tech trend (and certainly the most hyped), but experts are split over whether IT chiefs should be worrying about the security risks behind it.   Speaking at the RSA Conference, Whitfield Diffie, chief security officer at Sun, was enthusiastic about cloud technology, predicting […]

Announcing Third Brigade Deep Security Virtual Appliance, the Industry’s First Coordinated VMware VMsafe Solution

Third Brigade Software Uniquely Combines Network and Host-based Security Techniques to Deliver Coordinated Virtualized Security and Compliance to Private and Public Cloud Environments RSA Conference, Booth #538 — On the eve of the anticipated launch of VMware vSphere 4, Third Brigade (, experts in server and application protection, today announced the newest component of the […]

Cloud Computing Gets A Much-Needed Reality Check

McKinsey & Co.’s conclusion that cloud computing is twice as expensive as do-it-yourself data centers is welcome news. Even though McKinsey brings some shaky assumptions to its analysis, it’s the kind of cold slap of reality that IT departments need if they’re to avoid betting too much, too soon on the cloud. Everyone agrees that […]

The State of Virtualization Security – Part 1

The current state of virtualization security is four-fold. Good configuration management, secure the Network, good auditing, and harden the virtualization host. Each of these means different things and guides for each of these often contain misplaced information that is often neither of these. Let us look at this in a bit more detail to answer […]

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