Virtual Security: Pros Worried, but Not Doing Much About It - Slide 9

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Auditing Abilities Lacking

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Only 19.5 percent were satisfied with the logging and auditing capabilities for their virtual environment compared with 53.1 percent satisfied with the logging and auditing in the non-virtual environment.

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In the rush to virtualization, security seems to be an afterthought, according to a survey of 302 IT professionals by security vendor Prism Microsystems. Though these pros seem aware of the dangers that come with virtualization, many are using get-by strategies and failing to heed best practices. Those practices could prove to be costly in the end – especially if there’s a data breach. That’s why, with money so tight, Prism Microsystems’ Steve Lafferty, VP of marketing, advocates for a “single point of control to seamlessly monitor the entire IT infrastructure, from the physical to the virtual.”
 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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