Last week, several of the largest public and private cloud providers such as Amazon and Rackspace have rebooted some of their servers after notifying users of the move and that they will experience minimal downtime.
It used to be that running and working on a virtual machine could almost guarantee you complete avoidance of malware infections, but that time has passed, says Symantec researcher Candid Wueest.
This whitepaper reviews challenges with security patch management including risks to various areas of IT: security, compliance, operations, and budgets.
More than three months have passed since the discovery of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, and many systems are still vulnerable.
So you have you a shiny new virtual environment up and running.