Blogs about microsegmentation

This Is The Age Of Microsegmentation

This Is The Age Of Microsegmentation


Microsegmentation has taken center stage! Gartner just issued a report titled “Comparing Products for Microsegmentation in Virtualized Data Centers,” concluding that microsegmentation has become a top priority for security control...
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Segmentation: The Chokehold for Malware

Segmentation: The Chokehold for Malware

This past week, the world braced itself for WannaCry 2.0 when the Petya malware infected over 12,000 machines in around 65 countries, including the United States. News outlets stumbled through misinformation as security researcher...
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Distributed Platform-Powered Deception Technology

Distributed Platform-Powered Deception Technology


At vArmour, we’ve spent a lot of time, effort, and energy these past few years building the world’s most effective application-aware microsegmentation solution: the innovative Distributed Security System (DSS). This system allows ...
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Application-Aware Microsegmentation on Cisco ACI

Application-Aware Microsegmentation on Cisco ACI


The best enterprise infrastructures today are Agile - this means that they are programmable and automated, with full insight and visibility into every layer of the environment to ensure that the infrastructure stays dynamic and co...
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Achieving End-to-End Multi-Cloud Security with vArmour DSS + SD-WAN

Achieving End-to-End Multi-Cloud Security with vArmour DSS + SD-WAN



If you’ve attended any of the various open networking or SDN-centric industry events in the past few years, you may have recently noticed a shift in what folks are talking about and which booths have some of the most prominent dis...
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Desert Research Institute Visits vArmour HQ

Desert Research Institute Visits vArmour HQ


Our goal at vArmour is to keep our customers at the core of our business… to be a customer-centric organization that learns from our customers and their experiences. We periodically invite key customers to spend a day at our Mount...
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5 Reasons Why vArmour DSS and Cisco ACI are Better Together for the Modern Data Center

5 Reasons Why vArmour DSS and Cisco ACI are Better Together for the Modern Data Center

The Cisco ACI architecture is based upon a Spine and Leaf network fabric where all connections are point-to-point and fully meshed, delivering great performance and resiliency.  A great advantage of the Spine and Leaf model is a c...
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vArmour partners with Coalfire to validate support for PCI DSS 3.2

vArmour partners with Coalfire to validate support for PCI DSS 3.2

“If you think compliance is expensive, try non-compliance.” - Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty In the wake of increased cyber attacks, ransomware, and heightened regulations, our customers across the globe are scra...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #5: Increase speed of secure application delivery

Microsegmentation cost saving #5: Increase speed of secure application delivery

In our last blog , we covered how microsegmentation can save you money in seeing and stopping threats much more quickly and easily than alternative approaches. Today we’ll focus on our final microsegmentation cost saving that is s...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #4: Lower time to see and stop cyber threats

Microsegmentation cost saving #4: Lower time to see and stop cyber threats

In our last blog , we covered how microsegmentation can save you money by streamlining the often-siloed process of security policy changes. Today we’ll focus on another time-saver that is even more critical to protecting your orga...
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The Problem with Agents - as a Primary Means of Security Policy Enforcement

The Problem with Agents - as a Primary Means of Security Policy Enforcement

In earlier blogs, I talked about the differences between microsegmentation approaches , and the fundamental differences to look out for. One of the differences I mentioned is whether: 1) Controls are independent of the workload or...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #3: Reduce time and complexity of security changes

Microsegmentation cost saving #3: Reduce time and complexity of security changes

In our last blog , we covered how microsegmentation can save you money by avoiding hardware refresh cycles. If you’re looking for benefits your information security – and application - team will love, today we will cover way #3: r...
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Partner News Alert: vArmour Recognized by CRN As A 2016 Emerging Vendor

Partner News Alert: vArmour Recognized by CRN As A 2016 Emerging Vendor

We’re very excited to say that CRN has named vArmour to its 2016 list of Emerging Vendors. This annual list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers who are shaping the future of the IT channel through uniqu...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #2: Avoid hardware refresh and maintenance

Microsegmentation cost saving #2: Avoid hardware refresh and maintenance

In  our last blog , we covered how microsegmentation can save you money by eliminating under-utilized zones and choke points. If you’re not sold yet on the value of microsegmentation and are looking for more benefits, today we’ll ...
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Microsegmentation cost saving #1: Eliminate under-utilized zones and choke points

Microsegmentation cost saving #1: Eliminate under-utilized zones and choke points

In our last blog , I shared what secure microsegmentation is and how it not only protects your data center and cloud, but also saves you a bunch of money – win, win for any organization. As promised, today we will go into detail o...
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[Infographic] 5 Ways Microsegmentation Can Really Save You Money

[Infographic] 5 Ways Microsegmentation Can Really Save You Money


There are two things all of our customers at vArmour have in common: they want (and need) to reduce their risk and their costs. Unfortunately, in the security world, these two things don’t usually go together. For most customers, ...
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[Video] CTO of Education Networks of America on Protecting Our Kids’ Data

[Video] CTO of Education Networks of America on Protecting Our Kids’ Data

Our nation’s schools, colleges, and universities are responsible for our country’s most precious assets— our children. In addition to their physical security, these organizations are also charged with the task of keeping our stude...
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Cloud Security: Incredible New Possibilities

Cloud Security: Incredible New Possibilities

Way back in the 18th century, Ben Franklin said, “Distrust and caution are the parents of security.” That insight is entirely appropriate in the 21st century as companies deliberately and thoughtfully seek to take advantage of the...
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Preparing For Application-Layer Security Vulnerabilities

Preparing For Application-Layer Security Vulnerabilities



We have seen a steady stream of attacks over the last few years, many of which resulted in monumental losses of data and embarrassment for organizations. But not all breaches are attributed to an organizational mistake. Take for e...
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The New Guard Makes a New Friend: Our Partnership with HPE To Simplify and Secure the On-Demand Data Center

The New Guard Makes a New Friend: Our Partnership with HPE To Simplify and Secure the On-Demand Data Center

Today, we announced a relationship with HP Enterprise to bring the vArmour DSS Distributed Security System to two of their most strategic product lines: converged infrastructure and security. This is exciting because together, we ...
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[Video] This is the Year of Microsegmentation Made Simple

[Video] This is the Year of Microsegmentation Made Simple

More and more, the IT and InfoSec leaders we work with are realizing the need to move away from perimeter-centric, hardware-based security models that aren’t sufficient to address the trillions of dollars of cybercrimes festering ...
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Why The First Order Needed Microsegmentation

Why The First Order Needed Microsegmentation

A few weeks ago, I, like many fans, was thrust back to my childhood with the latest in the Star Wars franchise – The Force Awakens. From the moment we saw the first glimpse of the Millennium Falcon until the gut-wrenching turn of ...
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vArmour In the News - September Roundup

vArmour In the News - September Roundup

In this month’s news roundup, we are featuring our CEO Tim’s punk rock article in Entrepreneur as well as his recent interview on CNBC Closing Bell, commenting on what the Chinese president’s visit to the US means for internationa...
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Calling All VMware Users: vArmour is Officially VMware Ready

Calling All VMware Users: vArmour is Officially VMware Ready

There is no arguing that the data center has fundamentally changed - yesterday’s hardware siloes have been replaced by today’s virtualized data centers and clouds. The global leader in this industry shift to server virtualization ...
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Innovation in a World without Perimeters

Innovation in a World without Perimeters


When we first started the company, the world was a different place. The movement toward software-based distributed infrastructure within the data center was picking up steam. Compute had been re-invented by virtualization, and it ...
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