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vSentry

An endpoint security architecture from Bromium (www.bromium.com), introduced in 2012. Residing in the user's machine, and based on the Xen virtual machine software, vSentry creates a micro virtual machine (micro-VM) for each user task such as opening an e-mail attachment or Web page.

Throughout the day, hundreds of micro-VMs may be created in real time, and like traditional VMs, each micro-VM is an isolated entity. Suspicious activity is blocked within the micro-VM, and when the task is completed, it is dissolved. If a virus does manage to activate, it cannot cross over and infect other applications or processes in the computer. In addition, Bromium's Live Attack Visualization & Analysis (LAVA) reports malicious activity so that the organization's security can be tightened. See endpoint security and virtual machine.
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Bromium vSentry s isolation capabilities stops many advanced attacks from harming our company.
Tests conducted with Bromium vSentry showed that the software was able to defeat 100 percent of the attacks launched against an otherwise unprotected Windows 7 desktop.
Whenever a task isolated with vSentry attempts to access files, networks, devices, the clipboard, or interact with the user, the hardware interrupts execution and passes control to the Microvisor, which enforces task- specific policies on a strictly "need-to- know" basis.
The New York Stock Exchange is among the growing number of large enterprise and government organizations that attest to the power of vSentry.
The independent findings of NSS Labs, as well as the feedback we receive from customers, all validate the unmatched protection of Bromium's hardware-enabled isolation technology integrated into the innovative, lightweight design of vSentry," said Franklyn Jones, Vice President of Marketing at Bromium.
We are honored to be chosen to present at this year's SINET Showcase to explain our vSentry technology and how it fills a void in solutions currently provided in the industry.
vSentry protects desktops that have not been patched, defeats and automatically discards malware, and eliminates costly remediation - keeping users productive at all times.
vSentry protects by design, allowing undetectable attacks to be automatically defeated.
In addition, vSentry offers security teams real-time insights into targeted attacks as they occur.
Bromium vSentry defeats undetectable malware by design - relying on hardware-enforced isolation to protect sensitive information and networks," said Gaurav Banga, co-founder and CEO, Bromium.