|[August 21, 2014]
Coalfire to Showcase New Reference Architecture Guides at VMworld 2014
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Coalfire, an independent information technology governance, risk and
compliance (IT GRC) firm today released the latest guidance for the
VMware Compliance Solutions Framework, a series of whitepapers providing
guidance to clients wishing to develop, build and deploy a compliant IT
environment. This includes guidance for VMware and associated
technologies for PCI (News - Alert)-DSS 3.0, FedRAMP, CJIS, and HIPAA.
In addition to debuting the latest content in this whitepaper series,
Coalfire will be speaking on a number of panels detailing current
industry trends that will dovetail with the release of this latest
guidance. Additionally, Coalfire will be exhibiting in the New
Innovators area at booth #2135.
"We are excited to have been able to work with VMware to develop these
new guides in time for VMworld 2014 US," said Tom McAndrew, Coalfire
Executive Vice President Labs and Public Sector. "It is important for
all companies to remain compliant with industry and government
regulations and we are dedicated to helping our clients do just that."
The following additional (new) guides are now available through the
VMware Solution Exchange:
VMware FedRAMP Product Applicability Guide
VMware FedRAMP Architecture Design Guide
VMware PCI 3.0 Product Applicability Guide
VMware PCI 3.0 Architecture Design Guide
VMware PCI 3.0 Validated Reference Architecture
VMware CJIS Product Applicability Guide
VMware VCE FedRAMP Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware Hytrust FedRAMP Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware McAfee (News - Alert) FedRAMP Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware CatBird PCI 3.0 Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware BeyondTrust PCI 3.0 Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware BeyondTrust HIPAA Product Applicability Guide Addendum
VMware Tenable PCI 3.0 Product Applicability Guide Addendu
VMWorld 2014 attendees will be able to learn more about the latest
guidance and perspectives in several informed discussions featuring
members of the Coalfire staff, including:
The Insider Threat and the Cloud: The Harsh Reality in the Wake of
Recent Security Breaches (Aug. 25, 11 a.m.): Coalfire Director of
Cloud and Virtualization Practice Noah Weisberger will discuss with
other industry experts why organizations are making a move to the
cloud and the risk of threats within it. The panel discussion will
take place in SEC2296.
VMware Compliance Reference Architecture Framework Overview (Aug. 25,
12:30 p.m.): Coalfire's Noah Weisberger will discuss in NET2033, the
purpose for creating the Compliance Reference Architectures, how to
use the content as well as additional regulations.
FedRAMP Joint Reference Architecture (Aug. 26, 5:30 p.m.): Coalfire
Public Sector and Labs Executive Vice President Tom McAndrew will
discuss the recent FedRAMP guidelines and the creation of the
Compliance Reference Architecture based on a FedRAMP compliant public
cloud provider use case known as the FedRAMP Joint Reference
Architecture and will take place at NET2078
VMware Compliance Reference Architecture Framework Overview for
Partners (Aug. 27, 11 a.m.): Coalfire's Noah Weisberger will discuss
the importance of partners implementing the framework in helping
customers achieve goals of adopting VMware vCloud environments.
The Keys to A Secure and Compliant Federal Cloud (Aug. 27, 12:30
p.m.): Coalfire's Tom McAndrew, along with other industry experts,
will discuss in SEC2680, the necessary keys to utilizing a secure and
compliant Federal Cloud offering.
Compliance Reference Architecture: Integrating Firewall Antivirus,
Logging IPS in the SDDC with Allen Shortnacy - (Aug. 27, 2:30 p.m.)
Group Discussions are a good way to join together with peers, guided
by a VMware expert, and discuss a VMware key topic as selected by the
group. Come to this session prepared to dive-in, engage, and share
best practices. Coalfire's Noah Weisberger will co-present this
discussion in SEC (News - Alert) 3447-GD
NSX PCI Reference Architecture - Policy, Audit and Remediation (Aug.
28, 10:30 a.m.) Whether you are responsible for designing the next
generation architecture with NSX and virtualized security tools,
establishing best practices for managing the operations of the NSX
based SDDC or overseeing each for governance, risk and compliance
objectives this session can benefit in the understanding of the PCI
DSS 3.0 controls and how they can be supported by the VMware and
Technology Partner Solutions. - Coalfire's Noah Weisberger will
co-present this session NET2118.
Coalfire is a leading, independent information technology Governance,
Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) firm that provides IT audit, risk
assessment and compliance management solutions. Founded in 2001,
Coalfire has offices in Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San
Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C. and England and completes thousands
of projects annually in retail, financial services, healthcare,
government and utilities. Coalfire's solutions are adapted to
requirements under emerging data privacy legislation, the PCI DSS, GLBA,
FFIEC, HIPAA/HITECH, HITRUST, NERC (News - Alert) CIP, Sarbanes-Oxley, FISMA and
FedRAMP. For more information, visit www.coalfire.com.
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