VMware Builds Data Center Security into the Virtual Infrastructure

Anti-malware defenses are struggling to keep up with constant floods of new, fast-evolving attacks but one thing that could help is if the infrastructure itself had security built in.

That’s the idea with VMware’s new AppDefense product, which lets companies restrict the types of operations allowed to applications running on virtualized servers.

This kind of behavior-based whitelisting would be a tough sell on user desktops, since users run a wide variety of applications and are constantly installing new software and updating existing software with new features.

That’s not the case with servers.

Read full article at Data Center Knowledge.