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AppDefense to leverage CB Collective Defense Cloud as a feed into its application classification process

Reading, UK. – 29th August 2017 — Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced it has joined forces with VMware, Inc., to provide VMware AppDefense TM customers with the ability to leverage Carbon Black’s Collective Defense CloudTM (CDC).

AppDefense is a new security solution that uses the virtual infrastructure to discover capture application intended state, and can detect and automate response to attacks that attempt to manipulate those applications. VMware AppDefense will leverage Carbon Black’s Collective Defense Cloud (CDC) to classify process reputation, helping security teams determine which behaviours require additional verification and which behaviours can be pre-approved.

Through the combination of Carbon Black’s Collective Defense Cloud and VMware AppDefense, mutual customers benefit from:
• Strong behavioural controls to protect against attacks of virtual and cloud environments
• Orchestrated and automated remediation capabilities through VMware vSphere and NSX
• Converged security and operational context through a single pane of glass
“Protecting virtual environments is a top priority for enterprises,” said Tom Barsi, senior vice president, Business and Corporate Development, Carbon Black. “With Carbon Black’s Collective Defense Cloud, mutual customers now have a unified security stack for the software-defined data centre.”

“With AppDefense, VMware is redefining security for the software-defined data centere,” said Tom Corn, senior vice president, Security Products, VMware. “By working with Carbon Black, we are moving the industry toward a new security model and empowering customers to protect their virtualised environments from the latest advanced threats.”

About Carbon Black

Carbon Black is the leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. With more than 9 million endpoints under management, Carbon Black has more than 3,000 customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100. These customers use Carbon Black to replace legacy antivirus, lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and protect their endpoints from the most advanced cyberattacks, including non-malware attacks.


Paula Elliott
C8 Consulting
0118 949 7736

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