Catbird is a well-known security player in the virtualization market with its vSecurity product able to proactively secure the virtual network and guest operating systems by analyzing and responding to network events and attack, and enforcing correct VM configuration automatically mapping to industry-standard compliance frameworks such PCI, HIPAA, FISMA and COBIT.
vSecurity for Microsoft Hyper-V, whose release is planned for December 2013, will support Hyper-V Server 2012, SP1 and R2 and promises the same functionalities now provided to VMware vSphere and ESX users.
The solution will be delivered with two components: a web management console, providing policy definition, visualization and workflow on a logical zone basis, called Catbird Control Center and a virtual machine appliance to be deployed for each virtual switch or hypervisor.
These VMAs will provide:
- Firewall management (not yet implemented)
- Network access Control (NaC)
- Intrusion Detection and Protection (IDs/IPs)
- Net Flow
- Vulnerability monitoring
- Virtual Infrastructure Monitoring integrated with hypervisor APIs for network configuration, access control, auditing, monitoring and PCI Dss policy enforcement.
all the details could be found in the press release.