Do you manage a security point product zoo?

McAfee Intel Security Connected

Purchasing the best-of-breed solutions in each security category has left many IT teams managing disparate tools. Now, IT managers feel more like they are managing a zoo, than a well connected security posture.

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How Trend Micro offers a total solution for an evolving security threat landscape

Trend Micro Sm,art Protection Suite = Evolving Threat Landscape

Although point products effectively address more discrete threats, they leave small gaps in your network perimeter. Come renewal time, consider the value of a comprehensive product and licensing solution from one vendor. And it just so happens we’ve got a recommendation for you.

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Four Things You Need to Do to Protect your VMs

Four Things You Need to Do to Protect your VMs

According to Frank Gens, IDC Senior VP & Chief Analyst at Trend Micro, the number one concern about cloud services is security.

As you know, physical firewalls don’t inspect or filter the vast amount of traffic that originates from a hypervisor running several virtualized servers. It turns out that this is a significant vulnerability when you consider that VMs start, stop, and move from one hypervisor to another at the click of a button.

Additionally, few hypervisors have the access controls that even the most basic file server has, and once someone gains access to the hypervisor, they could potentially access and control all of the VMs housed there.

Finally, protective features have to handle all these movements and activities, and agent backups are complex to manage — with one agent required per VM.

Even with the vulnerabilities clearly spelled out, many IT managers may still have “secure the hypervisor” way down on their to-do list – there are just so many priorities. That’s fine, of course – until the unthinkable happens.

So how should IT Managers protect VMs? Here are the four key things to consider:

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