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VMware vCloud® Architecture Toolkit (vCAT): Technical and Operational Guidance for Cloud Success by VMware vCAT Team

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Appendix F. Compliance Considerations

Audit concepts such as segmentation and monitoring applied to a vCloud environment reveal new challenges. Elasticity might break old segmentation controls and the capability to isolate sensitive data in a rapidly growing environment. Role-based access controls and virtual firewalls must also demonstrate compatibility with audit requirements for segmentation, including detailed audit trails and logs. Can a provider guarantee that an offline image with sensitive data in memory is accessible only by authorized users? Can a log indicate who accessed it and when? vCloud resource management requires multiple admin-level roles.

The complexity of vCloud environments, coupled with new and different technology, requires ...

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