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Virtualization security issues and threats News
March 23, 2018
AMD patches are in the works for the Ryzen and EPYC chip flaws announced without the normal disclosure, but CTS Labs continues to stress the severity of the issues.
November 29, 2017
VMware's Tom Corn discusses the looming threats to the virtualization layer of enterprise data centers and explains why simplifying environments and security controls can help.
March 30, 2017
You're an ops pro, and your hair is on fire for eight different reasons. Now, your IT leadership says you must think about security in DevOps. What do you do?
February 10, 2017
News roundup: F5 virtual server flaw, dubbed Ticketbleed, is similar to Heartbleed. Plus, DHS is considering requiring social media passwords on visa applications, and more.
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VMware AppDefense is a data center security service designed to protect virtualized applications running in an enterprise data center in order to improve the protection and threat response performance of an enterprise security operations center (SOC... Continue Reading
NIST recently issued guidance on mitigating the security risks of application containers. Expert Judith Myerson outlines some of the risks and fixes highlighted in the guide. Continue Reading
Learn how to set up and run the new VMware vSphere 6.5 VM Encryption feature to improve security by bringing encryption to the hypervisor level. Continue Reading
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VMware announced AppDefense, its latest effort to help improve endpoint security. Matt Pascucci explains how AppDefense addresses applications in vSphere environments. Continue Reading
Understanding the difference between software containers and sandboxing can help enterprises make the right decision about which to use. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains them. Continue Reading
DMZ networks were once widely used by enterprises, but are they still common today? Expert Judith Myerson explains why DMZs may be a good security option for some organizations. Continue Reading
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While there are no set rules, there are some security recommendations when it comes to virtual machines running on one host. Learn the best practices with expert Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
Protect Hyper-V VMs from Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, and install patches from Microsoft. Watch out for future revisions, performance impacts and recalls. Continue Reading
VMware AppDefense secures an application by monitoring deviations from its normal behavior. Its core functions establish a baseline, measure behavior and try to correct it. Continue Reading
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Researchers discovered how Docker APIs can be exploited to hide malware. Dave Shackleford explains the attack method and the threat it poses to container and virtual machines. Continue Reading
The Flip Feng Shui attack can target virtual machines. Expert Judith Myerson explains the exploit and describes how to prevent it from hijacking enterprise VMs. Continue Reading
Cisco's CloudCenter Orchestrator was found to have a privilege escalation vulnerability. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains how it works and what enterprises need to know about it. Continue Reading