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Third Brigade Demonstrates Cloud Computing Security That Maximizes Cloud Deployment Choices

February 24, 2009

CANNES, France, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ — VMworld Europe — Third Brigade
(http://www.thirdbrigade.com), experts in server and application protection,
today announced it is demonstrating its Third Brigade VM Protection software
in the VMware vCloud Pavilion. Third Brigade will showcase this free software
for cloud computing security in VMware infrastructure-based private cloud
environments, on vCloud service providers, as well as on public cloud services
such as Amazon EC2. This demonstrated flexibility maximizes cloud deployment
choices available to organizations. Third Brigade VM Protection, already in
use in 29 countries, is an ideal solution for CIOs pursuing cloud computing
initiatives and for organizations having to respond today to targeted cloud
deployments.

“Many business units will be deploying cloud resources in 2009, whether
CIOs know it or not,” said Bill McGee, vice president of products and
technology at Third Brigade. “Cloud computing requires a shift away from
exclusive reliance on traditional perimeter security measures, and a
recognition that with the speed and ease of cloud computing, more and more
business resources will be placed in private or public cloud environments.”

Cloud computing presents IT professionals with unique security and
compliance challenges, and Third Brigade is committed to providing solutions
specifically developed to help mitigate these risks. Third Brigade VM
Protection software promotes safer cloud deployments by protecting the virtual
machines that are created for, or moved to, cloud environments. VM Protection
enables active, auditable security policies to be applied to these virtual
machines.

Ideal for use by enterprises and service providers in order to fully
utilize their virtualization environments, Third Brigade VM Protection
provides:

    --  IDS, Firewall, Integrity Monitoring and Log Inspection
    --  Out-of-the box configurations (security profiles) for Microsoft(R)
        Windows(R) and Red Hat(R) 5 Linux servers
    --  Integration with VMware(R) vCenter(TM) to achieve efficient enterprise
        deployment
    --  Seamless migration to Third Brigade Deep Security for enhanced
        protection and additional support for PCI compliance

Multiple layers of protection are combined in a single software agent to
increase security and gain visibility into malicious activity targeting
virtual machines. Third Brigade VM Protection deploys quickly, is centrally
managed, and is integrated with VMware vCenter to simplify deployment. More
information on the Third Brigade VM Protection free software can be found on
the VMware website at:
http://www.vmware.com/security/resources/thirdbrigade.html. Visit the Third
Brigade pod in the VMware vCloud Pavilion at VMworld Europe to witness a live
demonstration of cloud computing security in action.

For more information download the white paper “Cloud Computing Security:
Making Virtual Machines Cloud-Ready” at
http://resources.thirdbrigade.com/cloudcomputingsecuritywp/.

About Third Brigade

Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com) specializes in server and
application protection for dynamic datacenters. Our advanced software and
vulnerability response service allows virtual machines and physical servers to
become self-defending; safe from the latest online threats. This
comprehensive, proven protection helps customers prevent data breaches and
business disruptions. It enables compliance, supports operational cost
reductions and addresses the dynamic nature of datacenters, including
virtualization and consolidation, new service delivery models, or cloud
computing. Third Brigade also owns and maintains OSSEC, the Open Source Host
Intrusion Detection Project actively used in 50 countries around the world.
Third Brigade. That’s control.

Note: “Third Brigade”, “Deep Security Solutions”, and the Third Brigade
logo are trademarks of Third Brigade, Inc. and may be registered in certain
jurisdictions. All other company and product names are trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective owners.

VMware, VMworld and VMware vCloud are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions.

SOURCE Third Brigade


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