In this chapter, we will look at the data security aspects of NSX. One of the primary use cases of NSX is its ability to offer a comprehensive toolset for data security. We will look at what a Service Composer is and how it can be used to assign security services to your applications. We will look at how to create security groups and policies and also how to map a security policy to a group. Next, we will look at data security and install a data security policy. We will also learn how to run a data security scan on our system. We will then learn about network extensibility and how to integrate third-party services with NSX.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics: