VMware vCenter 8.0 includes several new security features to enhance the security of virtualized environments. Some of the new security features in vCenter 8.0 include:
Enhanced Security for the vCenter Server Appliance: vCenter 8.0 includes hardened security for the vCenter Server Appliance, with improved firewalling, enhanced access controls, and improved logging capabilities.
Improved Identity and Access Management: vCenter 8.0 includes improved identity and access management features, such as multi-factor authentication and granular role-based access controls, to better secure access to virtualized environments.
Integrated Kubernetes Security: vCenter 8.0 includes integrated Kubernetes security, with support for Kubernetes network policy enforcement, role-based access controls, and Kubernetes admission controllers.
Enhanced Network Security: vCenter 8.0 includes enhanced network security features, such as support for NSX-T firewall policies and service insertion, to better secure virtualized networks.
Secure Boot for Virtual Machines: vCenter 8.0 includes support for secure boot for virtual machines, which helps to ensure that only trusted operating systems and applications are loaded on virtual machines.
Secure Boot for vSphere ESXi: vCenter 8.0 includes support for secure boot for vSphere ESXi, which helps to ensure that only trusted versions of the ESXi hypervisor are loaded on physical servers.
Enhanced Security for vSphere with Tanzu: vCenter 8.0 includes enhanced security features for vSphere with Tanzu, including support for Kubernetes network policy enforcement, role-based access controls, and Kubernetes admission controllers.
These are some of the new security features that are available in VMware vCenter 8.0, and it’s always recommended to go through the official documentation to get the full picture and understanding.