Appendix B: Security : VMware Security Certifications : Security Content Automation Protocol
Security Content Automation Protocol
VMware vCenter Configuration Manager has been validated by NIST to have achieved the following SCAP certifications:
*Authenticated Configuration ScannerThe capability to audit and assess a target system to determine its compliance with a defined set of configuration requirements using target system logon privileges.
*Authenticated Vulnerability and Patch ScannerThe capability to scan a target system to locate and identify the presence of known vulnerabilities and evaluate the software patch status to determine compliance with a defined patch policy using target system logon privileges.
For more information on SCAP validated products, go to