As enterprises rush to virtualize they need to be aware of some of the new security considerations and challenges related to both VMs and hosts. Now that VMs can exist in many formats and multiple states, the task of securing them gets much more complicated. Hypervisor technology represents a new operating systems in the data center, and one that is still relatively immature. Mothballed VMs may reintroduce viruses and worms that were previously considered eradicated in the enterprise. The easy access to free host software, combined with the growing number of virtual machines and the public availability of virtual appliances will challenge enterprises trying to protect and secure their environments. Learn about the security challenges introduced by virtualization, the outlook for solutions and capabilities, and advice on how to deal with them.