TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) NSX software-defined networking system to validate its compliance with Defense Department cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
The company said Monday the STIG will help provide technical security policies, requirements and implementation details for security concept installations to the NSX.
“DISA’s release of the VMware NSX STIG enables federal agencies powered by DoD networks to leverage our virtualization platform with the highest level of security, agility and efficiency, ” said Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2016,
“As software-defined data centers and networking become standard for both government and civilian IT teams, we’re honored that VMware NSX has set a historic precedent for STIG-approved networking solutions.”
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