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This article is part of the November 2013 Vol. 15 / No. 9 issue of Virtualization security dynamics get old, changes ahead
"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed." -- William Gibson In 2008 at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, I presented the results of two years' worth of security research. "The Four Horsemen of the Virtualization [Security] Apocalypse" sought to educate the Black Hat audience about the past, present and future of the intersection of virtualization and security. The short answer is that you need security as a pervasive capability -- a service -- sprinkled throughout these components and tied together in a well-defined and abstracted consumption model. The presentation focused rather ruthlessly on the operational realities of how virtualized compute, storage and networking were fundamentally disrupting security; hence, the "Four Horsemen" rephrased succinctly: Consolidating physical appliance functions, and reconstituting them as a monolithic virtual appliance, will yield poorly performing solutions that are incapable of scale and difficult to manage. If virtual security solutions are not properly integrated with ... Access >>>
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