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Trend Micro And HyTrust Team To Advance PCI Compliance Reporting For VMware And Cloud Environments

Companies will provide integrated reporting tools that reduce audit response times
CUPERTINO, Calif. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) and HyTrust, Inc. today announced a partnership to help organizations streamline security and compliance reporting for virtualized and cloud computing environments. The companies will provide integrated reporting tools that reduce audit response times, and increase auditor confidence.

"As with any new technology, virtualization poses unique challenges to the PCI DSS compliance process in cardholder data environments," said Tom McAndrew, vice president of professional services at Coalfire. "Trend Micro and HyTrust together are making quick work of tracking relevant information for both the applications and system components, and integrating reporting into a single dashboard."

Trend Micro(TM) Deep Security solution provides advanced security and protection for servers deployed across physical, virtual or cloud infrastructures. It helps companies prevent data breaches while ensuring business continuity. Deep Security's modules include Firewall/Deep Packet Inspection, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, File Integrity Monitoring, Agentless Anti-malware and Advanced Monitoring, as well as configurable log inspection capabilities. The entire solution is dynamic, centrally managed and supports multiple compliance standards including PCI DSS, FISMA and HIPAA.

HyTrust's solution ensures control, security, management and compliance for virtual infrastructures, and provides consolidated PCI DSS reporting in conjunction with Trend Micro's Deep Security platform.

"Trend Micro Deep Security is highly integrated and optimized for VMware vSphere (TM) environments," said Narsi Kodukula, senior director of data center and cloud security solutions, Trend Micro. "The combination of Trend Micro and HyTrust's solutions provide customers with the assurance that they can virtualize their applications onto VMware vSphere while maintaining ongoing visibility into critical PCI DSS compliance metrics."

Trend Micro Deep Security and the HyTrust appliance with PCI DSS compliance tools are available now by contacting [email protected] and [email protected]

Additional Resources

-- HyTrust and Trend Micro Solution Brief: Complete Compliance for PCI -- HyTrust and Trend Micro white paper -- VMware blog: How virtualization affects PCI Compliance -- PCI Standards Security Standards Council's virtualization guidelines report issued June 2011

About HyTrust

HyTrust(r), headquartered in Mountain View, CA, is the leader in policy management and access control for virtual infrastructure. HyTrust empowers organizations to virtualize more--including servers that may be subject to compliance--by delivering enterprise-class controls for access, accountability, and visibility to their existing virtualization infrastructure. The Company is backed by top tier investors Granite Ventures, Cisco Systems, Trident Capital, and Epic Ventures; its partners include VMware, Symantec, Citrix, RSA, and Intel Corporation.

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the industry-leading Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Network(TM) cloud security infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where they emerge - from the Internet. They are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.

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