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September 2, 2010  8:25 PM

Kicking the tires on vShield Edge

Posted by: Colin Steele
Virtualization security, VMware, VMworld

By Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer SAN FRANCISCO -- VMware demonstrated its new vShield Edge routing virtual firewall on the

June 7, 2010  1:46 PM

Top 4 virtualization security gotchas

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Trend Micro, Virtualization security, VMware

Not surprisingly, cloud computing was the big theme at last week's VMware Virtualization Forum in Boston.

June 2, 2009  4:58 PM

Virtualization security fears grow

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, IBM, Microsoft, Virtualization security, Why choose server virtualization?

As people who deal with virtualization every day -- you work with it, I write about it -- it's easy to get caught up in the idea that it's a ubiquitous technology with infinite use cases and unending appeal. Well, in the words of Lee Corso:

November 17, 2008  5:27 PM

Adding virtualization to the PCI standard

Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Virtualization, Virtualization security

November 13, 2008  10:52 AM

Virtual machine security threat levels; don’t believe the hype

Posted by: Bridget Botelho
SunGuard Availability Services, Virtual machine, virtual machine security, Virtualization, Virtualization security, VMware

I received an email the other day from Wayne, Pa.-based SunGard Availability Services outlining some "essential" steps for addressing virtualization security challenges. In their email, the company urges users take certain...

November 7, 2008  1:18 PM

PCI Data Security Standard updated, but still does not address virtualization

Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Virtualization, Virtualization security, Virtualization strategies

September 3, 2008  8:17 AM

BMC intros slew of virtualization management products

Posted by: Bridget Botelho
BMC, Citrix XenServer, Hyperic, Inc, Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Product announcements, Servers, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization security, vKernel, VMware

Houston-based BMC Software introduced several new virtualization management products today, including nine new integrated offerings designed to eliminate the risk and operational expenses associated with management of virtualized data centers. BMC's...

July 17, 2008  2:26 PM

VMware updates its security hardening guide

Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Virtualization security, VMware

VMware has just updated their security hardening guide, which provides recommendations for hardening a VI3 environment.

In addition to the updates for virtual machines and the ESX Service Console, they have now added new...

June 30, 2008  4:04 PM

Protecting virtual disk files from nosy admins

Posted by: Eric Siebert
Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization security

June 5, 2008  8:21 AM

Tripwire offers free security utility for VMware ESX 3.5 hypervisor

Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Linux and virtualization, Microsoft, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization security, VMware

VMware Inc. and Tripwire Inc. have co-developed a free, downloadable utility to address the leading security concern in virtual environments today: misconfiguration of the hypervisor. Portland, Ore.-based...

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