Virtual Servers and Network Security Threats

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jul 15, 2010

This Tech World article offers a look at virtual servers and new network security threats. According to the report, traditional security tools like firewalls and intrusion-prevention systems just don't cut it anymore.

Virtual servers present a challenge where traditional security tools just aren't secure enough.

"Unfortunately, at many enterprises, security strategies haven't kept pace with the shift to x.86 server virtualization. 'Many companies that have virtualized environments haven't contemplated the security ramifications of what they're doing yet,' says John Kindervag, a Forrester analyst.

"Gartner's Neil MacDonald agrees. 'The general awareness level of issues related to virtual security isn't quite where we need it to be,' he says."

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