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IT security pressures increase with virtualization

Chad Lorenc, information security officer at a financial services company that he asked not be named, said that IT security and compliance projects are far more complex undertakings on virtual machines than on servers that run a single operating system and application.

“It is a very complex issue. I’m not sure you are going to find a single solution” for addressing security concerns in a virtual environment, Lorenc said.

“There is no silver bullet,” he added. “You have to tackle [security] from a people, process and technology standpoint.”
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