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Implementing Zero Trust using NSX Microsegmentation

Microsegmentation is the process by which a traditional layer-2 subnet is further subdivided into micro segments through the use of the NSX distributed firewall.  This is made possible because the firewall filter layer is built into software modules (VIBs) in the hypervisor kernel which inspect traffic at the ingress and egress of virtual network interfaces on virtual machines within the environment.