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Kaspersky Virtualization Security

The only security solution you need – whatever your virtual environment

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Threat Environment

The vast majority of cyber-attacks that affect physical machines can also attack virtual machines (VMs). In fact, virtualization can actually increase your levels of security risk. While virtualization can improve IT agility and efficiency, it also adds more layers of technology. Maintaining full visibility for each layer– and how they interact – can be difficult. And more layers generally means more ‘attack surfaces’, increasing the ways in which cybercriminals can attack your business.

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Virtualized Does Not Mean Secure

A single infected VM or file can take your entire data center offline. So don’t let VMs become the weakest link in your corporate security. Virtual servers and VDI, including VMs powered off then brought back online, must all be protected just as efficiently as their physical counterparts. And if every virtualized object in your software-defined data center is to be properly secured, traditional security solutions are a ‘no go’.

What We Offer

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization provides a single solution to secure both virtual servers and VDI. Because it supports all the most commonly used platforms – including VMware vSphere with NSX, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V and KVM – Kaspersky Security for Virtualization is ideal for hybrid software-defined data centers. Based on our award-winning anti-malware engine, the solution exploits the technological advantages that virtualization offers, delivering powerful security with optimum speed and efficiency, and without taking up valuable space on virtual machines.

  • Agentless

    Anti-malware and network IDS/IPS protection with no agent on VMs. Seamless operation with VMware NSX platform via native API allows for automated deployment, security policies & tags integration capabilities, as well as full infrastructure scanning. So your virtual infrastructure and security work as one.

  • Light Agent

    A powerful but lightweight security agent supports most server virtualization platforms and integrates with industry leading VDI platforms such as Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon. The Light Agent significantly boosts protection but preserves the performance of each protected VM.

  • Single Console

    A unified management console allows the whole security layer – not just virtual infrastructure but storage, physical endpoint security, and other Kaspersky Lab security solutions – to be managed together through a single pane of glass.

How Your Business Benefits

Cyberthreats Can Become a Thing of the Past

Based on the most highly awarded security engine in the business, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization helps fight the most advanced threats and vulnerabilities, right across your entire virtualized IT landscape. Our security solution was engineered specifically to exploit the technological advantages that virtualization platforms offer, delivering powerful security with optimum speed and resource efficiency.

Engineered and Optimized for VMware NSX

Native integration of our agentless solution with the VMware NSX platform means your virtual infrastructure has just became even more efficient and profitable. From now on, your VMware vSphere with NSX infrastructure and its security layers work in harness, bringing new levels of automation and policy driven security. With Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Agentless, protection of every single VM happens instantly and automatically, with no impact on systems productivity.

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Ultimate Flexibility for Hybrid Environments

If you virtualized data center is fast-growing and heterogeneous, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent is right for you. Its patented technologies and unique architecture provide even greater server security capabilities on all major platforms, including Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V and KVM as well as VMware vSphere. Retaining full systems efficiency, however, remains paramount.

Maximize Density and Security for Desktop Virtualization (VDI)

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent is ideal for Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI), delivering the most advanced security capabilities to the individual machine. With the lightweight security agent integrated into the VDI template, you can enable resource-efficient multi-layered protection from the most advanced threats (e.g. ransomware) on every single VM, with no adverse effect on end-user experience. No need to keep rebuilding - security operations are off-loaded onto one or more dedicated security appliances.

Case Studies

Riverside Healthcare

Solution: Endpoint Security, Virtualization Security

Riverside Healthcare needed to be assured that it would be on top of security threats, especially with growing staff numbers. Protection of sensitive data is paramount. Patients' medical records and credit card data needed higher protection for compliance and privacy reasons.

Bank VTB24

Solution: Virtualization Security

Bank VTB24 operates more than 1,000 branches across the country and has a complex modern IT network with 3,000+ virtual desktops. They needed a security solution for virtual environments that imposes no extra burden on computing resources and managed from a unified console.

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Hampton Park Secondary College

Solution: Virtualization Security

Hampton Park is a large Secondary College for year 7 to 12 students. The provision of around 1,000 virtual desktops helped the school achieve significant cost savings. George Mattar was determined to ensure that the economic benefits of the ground-breaking transition to virtualization would be fully protected by a robust IT security solution.

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Fubon Bank

Solution: Virtualization Security

Fubon Bank strives to serve the whole country from its base in Shanghai. It requires an extremely high level of network security and at the same time it is necessary to retain all the benefits of virtualization. With virtual desktop infrastructure deployed, Fubon Bank has significantly reduced operating costs.

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Premium Support and Professional Services

Professional help is available whenever you need it. Operating in more than 200 countries, from 34 offices worldwide, we have you covered 24/7/365. Take advantage of our Maintenance Service Agreement (MSA) support packages, or call on our Professional Services to ensure that you derive maximum benefit from your Kaspersky Lab security installation.

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KASPERSKY SECURITY SOLUTIONS for ENTERPRISE

Securing the enterprise

Cyber-threats are becoming ever more sophisticated. Without effective solutions to mitigate them, enterprises are at the mercy of cyber-attacks that drain financial resources, disrupt business continuity, leave confidential data exposed and cause reputational damage.

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Security of Virtual Infrastructure. IT Security Risks Special Report

Find out why the industry’s understanding of virtualization technology, especially virtual-specific security issues, is far from perfect.

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Virtualization Security: Understanding the difference

Learn more about Virtualization security approaches and differences between them.

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