Catbird announced Catbird vSecurity for VMware View 5.1

Catbird, the company providing security and compliance solutions with a focus on the virtualization market, yesterday announced that Catbird vSecurity, its product that proactively secures the virtual network and guest operating systems by analyzing and responding to network events and attack, and enforcing correct VM configuration, now integrates the support for static and dynamically provisioned virtual desktops.

Catbird amplifies the VMware View native security controls to enable our customers to enforce security and demonstrate compliance easily. Catbird makes it simple for our customers to achieve continuous monitoring and to dynamically protect their critical and sensitive desktop environments.

said Vittorio Viarengo, vice president, End-User Computing, VMware.

The following functionality will be now provided for VMware View 5.1

  • Template driven deployment of virtual desktops.
  • Catbird’s TrustZones policy automation, which includes firewall controls, to allow comprehensive security management
  • Catbird’s Intra-Zone Isolation for sensitive virtual desktops isolation
  • Catbird’s vCompliance to  measure virtual desktop events and configurations for compliance with PCI 2.0, HIPAA (NIST SP 800-66), FISMA (NIST SP 800-53), DIA