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Are VM Environments Open to Attack?

Jul 22, 2008, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)

"Generally, it's the VM vendors who preach that no security issues exist.

""Virtualization doesn't add anything to the security posture. It is an awesome tool for improving cooling cost savings, etc. But it is not a panacea. It doesn't resolve all of your problems. VM doesn't make security less -- it makes it different," Scott Montgomery, vice president of global technical strategy for Secure Computing, told LinuxInsider. "VMware folks claim it adds to security, I wouldn't go that far.""

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