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Protecting Critical Systems with Symantec

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Discussing critical systems, Symantec protection and customer requirements.

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Protecting Critical Systems with Symantec

  1. 1. Protecting Critical Systems with Symantec Chris Collier Presales Specialist - Security E: Chris.Collier@arrowecs.co.uk
  2. 2. Agenda • Introduction • What is a Critical System? • Symantec Critical System Protection • Common Customer Requirements • Use Case • Summary • Q&A 2
  3. 3. What is a Critical System?
  4. 4. What is a Critical System?
  5. 5. Symantec Critical System Protection
  6. 6. Product Description Symantec Critical System Protection secures physical and virtual servers. Proactively safeguard server environments • Restrict application and OS behavior • Protect against zero day threats • Monitor approved applications Granular, policy- based controls Defends physical and virtual servers. • Monitor and protect physical and virtual data centers • Provide granular, policy-based controls • Use host-based intrusion detection (HIDS), intrusion prevention (HIPS), and least-privilege access control
  7. 7. OS Support – Microsoft Windows – Sun Solaris® – Red Hat® Linux – SUSE Linux – HP-UX® – IBM AIX® – VMware ESX Console OS 7
  8. 8. http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/symantec-critical-system-protection-hack-proof-black-hat 8 Black Hat Conference 2012 - A “Capture the flag” event - Unpatched Windows 2003 server - Running several vulnerable applications, - Protected by Symantec solutions. – SEP & CSP - More than 50 skilled hackers - The Symantec protected systems remained hack-proof
  9. 9. Customer Requirements
  10. 10. Customer Requirements
  11. 11. Use Case
  12. 12. Use Case: VMware Customer • Target Segments: Financial Services, technology. public sector, manufacturing, healthcare • Business driver: Moving business onto the cloud to lower capital and operating expenses. • Potential Background: Building cloud infrastructure using vSphere. • Feature: Symantec Critical System Protection completely protects vSphere. It is a single solution that protects the ESX and ESXi Hypervisors and vCenter as well as Windows and non-Windows guest virtual machines. • Outcome: Physical and virtual servers are hardened and secured from attack. • Key Question: “What are you doing to protect the Hypervisor?”
  13. 13. Summary
  14. 14. Summary – Critical systems need extra security – There are multiple opportunities for this product to be positioned. – Physical Security – Virtualisation Security – Legacy & Non-Legacy System Security – Broad Platform Support – Proven Technology from Market Leading Security Vendor
  15. 15. Questions?

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