Entries Tagged as 'Software Defined Security'
by Neil MacDonald | January 29, 2013 | 2 Comments
Last fall, I wrote a research note for Gartner clients titled “The Impact of Software-Defined Data Centers on Information Security” that explored the impact of software defined infrastructure on security – and the evolution of information security infrastructure to become software-defined itself. Today, I saw that NetCitadel had announced an offering in this emerging space [...]
Category: Cloud Security Next-generation Security Infrastructure Software Defined Data Center Virtualization Security Tags: Adaptive Security Infrastucture, Context-aware Security, Next-generation Data Center, Next-generation Security Infrastructure, Reducing Complexity, Software Defined Security, VMware
by Neil MacDonald | November 5, 2012 | 2 Comments
I still see people getting bogged down in rather meaningless arguments as to whether or not firewalls will be virtualized. They will (and, in fact, are). The bigger trend is the shift from proprietary hardware to software running on commodity hardware (in almost all cases, x86). That’s the big shift. Whether or not a given [...]
Category: Cloud Cloud Security Next-generation Security Infrastructure Virtualization Virtualization Security Tags: Adaptive Security Infrastucture, Best Practices, Defense-in-Depth, Next-generation Security Infrastructure, Software Defined Security, Virtual Appliances, Virtualization Security, VMware