Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.2 Light Agent (including the Kaspersky Security 5.2.1 update) has the following new capabilities:
A new functional component – AMSI protection – has been added. AMSI Protection allows Microsoft Office applications and other third-party programs to send requests for scanning objects for viruses and other threats using Windows Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI).
The capability to integrate with the following Kaspersky solutions is implemented:
Kaspersky Endpoint Agent. Kaspersky Endpoint Agent provides interaction between Kaspersky Security and Kaspersky solutions designed to detect complex threats: Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform, Kaspersky Sandbox, Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response Optimum.
There are some limitations on the installation and operation of the application in the virtual infrastructures on the Enterprise Cloud Platform VeiL and SharxBase platforms. Please refer to the Knowledge Base for details.
The application deployment procedure in the Nutanix Acropolis infrastructure is optimized. Now you can simultaneously deploy your SVMs on Nutanix AHV hypervisors and on other types of hypervisors.
Integration Server for Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent and Integration Server for Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Agentless now work independently.
The application user interface has been changed in order to improve the application usability.
Kaspersky Security update 5.2.1 offers enhanced support for TIONIX Cloud Platform. You can install, remove, or configure Kaspersky Security components in virtual infrastructure running on TIONIX Cloud Platform using the application's regular features.
Kaspersky Security update 5.2.1 offers enhanced support for OpenStack platform. You can install, remove, or configure Kaspersky Security components in the virtual infrastructure running on OpenStack platform using the application regular features.
There are some limitations on the installation and operation of the application in virtual infrastructures running on the Brest Virtualization Software platform, zVirt Virtualization System platform, ROSA Virtualization Environment Management System platform, RED Virtualization and SpaceVM Cloud Platform. Please refer to the Knowledge Base for details.
Update 5.2.1 of Kaspersky Security adds compatibility with Kaspersky Security Center 15 Linux. You can manage application components through Kaspersky Security Center Web Console using the Kaspersky Security web management plug-ins.