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Virtual Machine Security & VMware Monitoring – Dark Art or Actual Science?

Virtual Machine Security & VMware Monitoring – Dark Art or Actual Science?

Virtual machine security and VMware monitoring should be all science, right? But it isn’t. According to professionals at Kaspersky Lab, assuring the security and health of a virtual network is still very much a black art. One of the primary issues is that businesses and their IT departments most commonly try to use the same security measures and monitoring techniques they used for their old, physical machines and networks on their new, virtualized ones.

This leaves the network, and the business, wide open to a huge set of risks and potential problems.What are the most common misconceptions in Virtual Machine Security that are putting businesses and their IT environments at the greatest risk?

All We Need is VMware Monitoring and Security for the Endpoints

Security for physical machines is quite different from securing virtual machines. You can’t depend on the products that worked well in your physical environment, and a solution for your virtual environment may entail multiple products.

Read the entire article here, Virtual Machine Security & VMware Monitoring: Dark Art or Actual Science?

via the fine folks at opvizor.

opvizor opvizor is SaaS company that specializes in solutions for virtualization and cloud computing. These solutions help businesses automate and manage their virtual IT infrastructures within heterogeneous data processing centers, as well as solutions for the prevention of errors and failures. opvizor’s offices are located in Vienna, Austria and Houston, TX, USA. Dennis Zimmer is founder and CEO of the opvizor group.

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