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Gartner warns about Virtualization security



Got this from Greg:

"Virtualisation, as with any emerging technology, will be the target of new security threats," said Neil MacDonald, vice president and Gartner fellow.

"Many organisations mistakenly assume that their approach for securing virtual machines will be the same as securing any operating system, and thus plan to apply their existing configuration guidelines, standards and tools.

"While this is a start, simply applying the technologies and best practices for securing physical servers will not provide sufficient protection for virtual machines."


Firms that will undermine security will have to pay rather heavily. Read the rest of the article here.

Thanks to Greg for the link.

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