Virtual servers not always safe

Monday, 4 August 2008, 4:55 AM EST

Many IT administrators out there think that deploying virtual servers will make their VMs bulletproof to security vulnerabilities and malicious attacks. But according to virtualization security experts like Edward L. Haletky, IT managers will be surprised to learn at how much more they can to do protect their virtual infrastructure.

"The biggest security issue right now, as it relates to virtualization, is that people don't understand what they're doing," Haletky, who owns AstroArch Consulting and is also writing a book on virtualization security, said.

At Computerworld.

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