Appendix B. Security

This appendix provides security guidance relating to VMware security certifications, network access, Single Sign-On (SSO), and demilitarized zone (DMZ).

VMware Security Certifications

Third-party certifications such as Common Criteria (CC), Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) provide independent validation of the security of VMware products.

The Common Criteria (CC) certification is an industry-recognized standard for computer security certification that provides a set of requirements used to evaluate and certify the security of a system.

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) is a standard for U.S. ...

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