Virtualization Security

The course examines the security issues of the classical versus virtualized data centers. Students have to go in depth into the hypervisor architectures, virtual machine construction and specifications, VM status, VM templates, the related security concerns, securing VM to VM traffic, securing hypervisor kernels and VMMs, virtual firewalls, virtualized networking environment, security incidents and threats at the compute platform, the memory forensics, security at network and storage levels, guest and host operating systems security, intrusion detection, mitigation and protection measures.

Course ID
INS 710
Credit Hours