Demystifying security in a virtual environment [Trend Micro]

We’ve been thinking about cloud a lot.  My goal is to help demystify security in a virtual environment.

What are we doing with cloud computing?

There are still servers, storage, networking, software, and security.  We’re really just implementing them in different ways. Rather than having file servers at every location we are centralizing our data (again as we did 20 years ago).  Instead of having multiple physical servers we are virtualizing our servers.  We’re even centralizing our client computing with a single instance of an OS across the network.

All I have to say is it’s pretty sweet.  I’m a huge fan.

It is much easier for us to secure our data when we know where it is.  [Read more…]