Aug 30 2017

VMworld 2017: Tackling the Security Gap Between Apps and Data

VMware's Tom Corn, senior VP for security products, details his team’s efforts to tap into the virtualized infrastructure layer to provide a foundational approach to security in the hybrid cloud-virtual environments common today.

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    Tom Corn, Senior VP, Security Products, VMware

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VMware security initiatives target what Corn calls the architectural gap between apps and data.

AppDefense, unveiled at VMworld 2017, applies the concept of microsegmentation to apps and leverages virtualization to create security perimeters within the compute stack.

“The real promise is about flipping the security model from 'chasing bad' to starting with 'ensuring good.'”