Virtualization Security

Virtualization is one of the “next big things” in the infrastructure world, and, as such, it’s also become one of the “next big things” in the security world. Virtualization has become a major player in scaling entire network architectures to include operating systems, applications, and almost any other component you can think of that exists in the physical infrastructure. Virtualization has many benefits, including its ability to reduce expensive hardware, expand the network infrastructure, and even outsource expensive overhead involved in maintaining a network to a third-party provider. However, security is still a consideration, simply because virtualization houses so much data but is still required to maintain ...

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