Trust Running Low on Virtual Security

Survey finds inadequate budgets and poor hypervisor controls at top of list.

By Sue Poremba | Posted Jun 16, 2010
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Most see a gap between the virtual and non-virtual environments.

In the rush to virtualization, security isn't keeping pace. A survey by Prism Microsystems found inadequate budgets for security, poor hypervisor controls and low confidence in virtual environment security. The April survey of 300 IT managers, security personnel, auditors and administrators found companies trying to make do when project budgets skimp on security, but also often not following established best practices for securing the virtualization layer.

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