Back end of February I presented a webinar with my colleague, Andrew Tang, around Key Challenges and Considerations for Securing Hyper-Converged Infrastructure. The webinar has been uploaded for public consumption by the marketing team at MTI Technology. As I mentioned previously in my blog, I don’t really touch upon product in this webinar as the … Continue reading MTI Secure Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Webinar & Guide
I posted earlier in the year that Dell EMC had released a Security Advisory to address Spectre (Meltdown doesn’t really affect VMware and hence VxRail). One of the items that wasn't addressed in the original fix was Guest OS leakage mitigation between processes within the VM - this required CPU/BIOS microcode updates which were not yet available … Continue reading Dell EMC VxRail Software Update – Spectre Guest OS leakage mitigation
So last Thursday I was asked by the marketing peeps at my company, MTI Technology, to run a webinar with my colleague, Andrew Tang, around what Hyper-Converged Infrastructure is all about, why it's suddenly become so popular within the industry, and how best to secure a HCI solution. The webinar has now been uploaded for … Continue reading MTI Secure Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Webinar
So at the beginning of the new year, news broke via The Register that there could be a potential security vulnerability to Intel processors (Meltdown) and how it was a problem which couldn't be easily fixed by a microcode update because of how the Intel architecture does speculative execution of code (in a nutshell this is how … Continue reading Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities
My company - MTI Techology - recently undertook an engagement with IDG to produce a whitepaper highlighting how VMware NSX could be used to address Security, Automation and Innovation within the Financial market. TBH, the whitepaper can apply to any market who are experiencing the same business challenges! http://www.idgconnect.com/view_abstract/41130/security-automation-innovation-steps-drive-success-financial-services EDIT: Forgot to mention that you need … Continue reading MTI/IDG Whitepaper
So my company is sponsoring the Enterprise Security & Risk Management event at Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London this coming Wednesday. As such, I've been asked to attend with some of my security colleagues to help spread the NSX love... =) Not many people are aware that MTI Technology has both a Data Centre and … Continue reading Enterprise Security & Risk Management – 30th Nov 2016, Victoria London
So yesterday VMware announced a new licensing model for NSX - VMware's Software-Defined Network product. Up until now, VMware have only had a single version of NSX available to buy - which customers were not too fond off - it was an 'all-or-nothing' approach to SDN which customers found too restricting. I'm glad to see that VMware … Continue reading Changes to VMware NSX Licensing
New update to the VMware Security Advisory: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0010.html There are now patches available to the affected ESX hypervisors (note ESXi is not affected). There are also remediation options for a lot of the vApps...... Please ensure you update your environment as soon as you can.