Server virtualization security issues: Hypervisor security

Understanding server virtualization security issues will help networking professionals keep the networks secure. Learn about the server virtualization security risks for networks, how to address regulatory compliance in a virtualized environment, and locking down the hypervisor to maintain hypervisor security.

Introducing virtualization to a network can wreak havoc if not done correctly, especially when it comes to security. Server virtualization security issues can arise when the virtualization layer is introduced, and it's important for networking professionals to understand these risks.

In this video, senior site editor Rivka Little sits down with Eric Chiu, president and CEO of HyTrust to discuss the inherent server virtualization security issues within a network and how to address regulatory compliance in a virtualized environment. Chiu also offers tips on how to lock down access to the hypervisor and maintaining hypervisor security.

This was first published in October 2010

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