Chapter 4

Advanced Virtual Network Operations

There are a number of operations, tasks, and technologies related to security that administrators and engineers working with virtualization environments need to be familiar with. Of the three fundamental tenets of information security—confidentiality, integrity, and availability—most security professionals focus on confidentiality and integrity, whereas operations teams focus on availability first and integrity second. Many network operations within the virtual environment are concerned primarily with availability and continuous network connectivity. In this chapter, we'll dive into several additional aspects of network operations that impact security and compliance.

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