Security In the Hybrid Cloud

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform combines the simplicity of HCI with native platform hardening, security auditing and reporting, and protection from network threats as part of a “zero trust” philosophy that aids in the prevention of cyber attacks and data loss.

Enterprises are Embracing "Zero Trust"

Zero Trust is a security design philosophy that assumes that any network, application, server, or user could be compromised versus designating trusted and untrusted categories of assets thus we must design our security protocols around that assumption.

Secure Development Lifecycle
Security starts with the software development process. Software should be continuously audited and tested for known vulnerabilities and secure design. Integration with operations helps ensure patching and upgrades can be performed in the least impactful way.

Platform Hardening / Automation
Security in the enterprise datacenter begins with a robust infrastructure foundation. Enterprises are incorporating automation into the process of maintaining a secure configuration of the infrastructure. This is to avoid human error and deliver seamless scalability without compromising security.

Network Microsegmentation
Policy is the new network security perimeter. Microsegmentation is the key to the application of “Zero Trust” at the network level. Fine-grained network policy limits applications and users to ONLY their needed resources -  preventing the spread of malware or ransomware.

Identity and Access Management
Limiting what operators can do and see is critical to ensuring a lost or stolen credential isn’t used to gain access and steal data.  Enterprises are implementing Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) as another key part of Zero Trust.

Data-at-Rest Encryption
Whether it’s data loss prevention or compliance with regulatory mandates, data encryption is key to a cybersecurity strategy.  By encrypting data-at-rest, the risk of loss via theft or security breach is greatly reduced.

Compliance, Audit & Reporting
Establishing and maintaining a security posture across the enterprise requires continuous security auditing, real-time reporting, and easy vulnerability remediation.



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