Securing Your Cloud with the Xen Hypervisor


The Xen Project provides a number of security features which are not particularly difficult to employ, but they require a little thought and planning. In this session, we will briefly cover:

  • The basics of the Xen Hypervisor architecture
  • The basics of security thinking, including the consideration of the attack surface, the type of information at risk, and the need security-in-depth
  • Likely attack scenarios and possible techniques the sysadmin can employ to foil the attacker
La Jolla
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 16:30 to 17:30