In the first post of a series on developerWorks, my colleague and I discussed how to manually deploy the flow rules for Open vSwitch to protect virtual machines (VMs) running on a KVM hypervisor. However, the solution we proposed then is not always practical in the real world, because the assets in the cloud can […]
Securing Software Defined Networking: Using open standards with IBM solutions to secure your assets in the cloud
Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that has come in tandem with the rise of cloud computing. This prominent technology adds a boost to network virtualization, which eliminates the boundary of the physical network topology. However, the dynamic nature of SDN makes it harder to manage compared to a traditional network. When securing […]
As the prominence of software defined environments grows in tandem with new vulnerabilities in the virtual environment and the new technologies to secure the virtual assets, picking up an adequate deploy pattern for your security services will become critical to increase your return on investment (ROI).
IBM Virtual Server Protection (VSP) focuses on those new threats in the virtual world and leverages those new technologies to protect it.
A security solution in the cloud should at least contain three key features to make itself attractive to customers.