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VMware: Getting up to speed with Micro-Segmentation

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High-profile cyber attacks are frequently in the news these days, putting IT security at the forefront of everyone’s minds. The WannaCry and Petya ransomware assaults, in particular, hit major businesses across the world in nations as diverse as the US, Russia, India, Taiwan and Britain.

The WannaCry extortion attack alone impacted more than 300,000 PCs that companies thought were protected, by targeting unpatched Windows 7 systems.

The message is clear. In order to survive the next security threat, you’re going to need to approach security in a completely new way.

Many businesses discovered their perimeter network security no longer gives them adequate protection. In fact, VMware’s Garry Owen says, in this video, that perimeter security “is no longer fit for purpose”.

What we need is to secure the inside of the network, as well as the edge of it, argues Garry in What have we learned from WannaCry? How to future-proof your IT security.

Read the entire article here, Getting up to speed with Micro-Segmentation

via the fine folks at VMware!

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