Oct2017

Beyond Virtualization: Security within the Guest

The October 12, 2017 virtualization and cloud security podcast moved up the stack. In it, we discussed security within the guest operating system. This approach to security applies to clouds, virtualization, and physical systems. Unlike Software as a Service (SaaS), …
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Mar2012

Improving Virtualization and Cloud Management Security with Symantec CSP

The 3/22 Virtualization Security Podcast brought to light the capabilities of Symantec Critical System Protection (CSP) software. This software successfully implements a manageable version of mandatory access control policies based on role-based and multi-level security functionality within the virtual environment. More specifically on those systems that are critical to the well being and health of your virtual and cloud environments such as all your management and control-plane tools (VMware vCenter, Microsoft SCVVM, XenConsole, etc.). In addition, Symantec CSP will monitor your virtualization hosts for common security issues. This in itself is great news but why are we just hearing about this now? Is this a replacement for other security tools?