Since nothing that’s being executed in raw memory is encrypted – just scrambled – APTs that try to execute malicious code on a machine will be intercepted by HVI long before they actually compromise the operating system. In fact, as soon as the malicious code, even delivered via zero-day exploit, tries to execute in the VMs memory, the introspection engine will immediately “see” the malicious action and the code that was trying to be executed.
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The fear of not having enough privacy has been on many people’s mind for the past couple of years, as internet service providers have started collecting user data to either better their marketing campaigns or provide new services that fit customers’ needs.
Cloud security concerns are starting to dissolve away as security technology and risk management practices mature in cloud and virtualized environments.
It’s no secret that the public cloud has become a way of life for many businesses as well as consumers looking to download apps or store their large data files.
Two of the more prominent trends in the IT world are the continuing growth of cloud computing and the increasing use of data analytics as a valuable business tool. Both of these areas can play a prominent role in information security efforts—and indeed to some extent they already are, according to recent research reports.
While rare, every now and then, major cloud providers such as Amazon must ponder interrupting service to reboot parts of their environments. It is a curious thing, and leads to asking, “Why?”