Virtualization Security Issues and Threats
- June 03, 2016
Roundup: The new SandJacking attack technique allows attackers with physical access to iOS devices to install rogue apps. Plus, more on medical software security and Privacy Shield obstacles.
- August 25, 2015
A new report makes controversial claims about the costs of breaches in virtualized environments, strongly suggesting IT pros may not understand the challenges of virtualization security.
- June 02, 2015
Researchers estimate that 70% of organizations will have implemented virtual servers by the end of 2015, representing a tipping point in enterprises’ adoption of virtualization. Virtual machines (VMs) must be protected from malware like other ...
- November 01, 2013
If software security keeps you up at night -- and it should -- you are in good company.
- May 25, 2011
SearchSecurity.com's "Eye On" series examines a security topic each month. In May, the series explores virtualization security and the technologies and methodologies available to reduce vulnerabilities and improve virtualization processes.
- May 25, 2011
Firms reassessing their virtualized infrastructure should apply the same security best practices they’ve been using to secure their physical systems.
- February 15, 2011
LynuxWorks demonstrated its enterprise platform for secure virtualization running on multiple devices and using ValidEdge Network Malware Security (NMS) LynxSecure.
- February 10, 2011
Security vendors at RSA Conference 2011 need to be more specific about the security technologies they are aiming at the cloud, industry analysts say.
- December 06, 2010
Juniper Networks acquired Altor Networks in a $95 million deal to sell its virtualization security technologies alongside security appliances that protect physical systems.
- September 23, 2010
New software called HyperSentry stealthily detects malware in the hypervisor running virtual environments and alerts administrators to respond to a compromise.
- March 18, 2010
Microsoft said it has no plans to alter the Windows Virtual PC environment.
- March 16, 2010
An error in Microsoft Virtual PC can make some harmless bugs on physical PCs to be much more serious in virtual environments, according to an advisory by Core Security.
- September 15, 2009
Virtual desktops control endpoints and cut costs for an Atlanta-based financial company. The setup helps IT control core essentials and enforce acceptable use policy.
- September 03, 2009
While security is not a major theme at VMworld 2009, companies are turning attention to virtual desktop infrastructures to improve security and address remote employees.
- September 01, 2009
Companies are avoiding virtualization security technologies until the market matures and established security vendors address threat mitigation and compliance issues.