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Redwood City, Calif-July 20, 2009-Altor Networks, provider of best-in-class virtualization and cloud security solutions, today announced that Comprehensive Health Services (CHS) is using the Altor VF virtual firewall in a mission-critical production environment to ensure compliance in their virtualized environment. Compliance with stringent data privacy laws governing healthcare, government and financial institutions are mandatory and specific to how information such as social security numbers and health information must be protected. "Safeguards that shield sensitive data and critical applications on the physical LANs do exist within the virtual environment but are cumbersome and not always topologically feasible to implement," said Ryan Trost, Director of Security and Privacy Officer at CHS. "HIPAA's recent expansion of ARRA and HITECH restrictions explicitly defi... (more)

Altor VF 3.0 Extends Juniper Networks STRM Series for Virtualized Servers

Redwood City, Calif — July 28, 2009 — Altor Networks, provider of best-in-class virtualization and cloud security solutions, today announced the integration of Altor VF 3.0 with Juniper Networks STRM Series Security Threat Response Managers to extend its powerful solution for correlation and threat management into virtualized server environments. "Physical firewall vendors need to offer solutions for protecting virtualized environments. Partnering with a virtualization security solution provider whose products are purpose-built to address the unique security challenges of the vi... (more)

Altor VF 2.0 Provides Defense-in-Depth Security to Virtualized Environments

Altor Networks, creator of the first purpose-built virtual firewall, today announced the availability of the Altor VF 2.0 virtual firewall which now provides additional defense-in-depth security to virtualized environments as well as tighter integration with VMware and a new customer-driven advanced reporting module.  "There are considerable security implications of virtualizing a physical environment," said Brett Waldman, IDC Research Analyst. "Security solutions today are trained to monitor traffic between servers, not within one, thus virtual infrastructures can create blind... (more)

Security Teams Must Take Control of Virtual Networks

It’s safe to say, nearly all enterprise network security teams tightly control what physical devices get connected to their networks. Most have clearly defined process and procedures in place with regard to controlling and securing any new devices plugging into their physical networks. Industry statistics show that the vast majority of security breaches initiate from inside the network, and not from an intruder penetrating the perimeter, physical network access control has become standard practice. As a result, it is increasingly rare to allow anyone in an organization to plug in... (more)

Altor VF 2.0 Defense-in-Depth Security Unveiled at VMworld Europe

Altor Networks, creator of the purpose-built virtual firewall, has announced that Altor VF 2.0 virtual firewall will debut VMworld Europe in Cannes this week; it will be showcased in the VMsafe section of the Hands-on Lab. VMworld Europe attendees are invited to preview the Altor VF 2.0 at the Hands-on Lab and participate in one of 16 simultaneous live demos of the virtual firewall. This is an opportunity to "sit in the driver's seat and test drive" Altor VF 2.0 and install, configure and deploy security policies in a virtual network. "We are excited to see VMware's partners brin... (more)