Best practices for securing virtual networks

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Hezi Moore, co-founder and CTO of Reflex Security, has a nice 3-part primer on how to start thinking about your virtual networks as a guest post on VMblog. While Hezi does mention virtual appliances, he avoids turning this into an ad for Reflex. Best Practices for Securing Virtual Networks – Part One of Three  However, Read more...

Keeping Your VMotion Traffic Secure

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From the VMware Security Blog: Keeping Your VMotion Traffic Secure. Recently a researcher published a proof-of-concept called Xensploit which allows an attacker to view or manipulate a VM undergoing live migration (i.e. VMware’s VMotion) from one server to another. This was shown to work with both VMware’s and Xen’s version of live migration. Although impressive, Read more...

The Why’s and How’s of ESX patching

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From the new VMware Security Blog, Nand Mulchandani responds to the article by Ron Oglesby and Dan Pianfetti at virtualization.info about the number of patches that VMware has released for VI3. Link: VMware Security Blog > ESX patching questions. Recently there was an article on “Patch Tuesday for VMware” over at Virtualization.info. It is an Read more...