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Safeguards for Securing Virtualized Servers



Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin summarizes the information found in NIST SP 800-125A: Security Recommendations for Hypervisor Deployment on Servers, which provides technical guidelines regarding the secure execution of baseline functions of the hypervisor and are therefore agnostic to the hypervisor architecture.
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Virtualization, Hypervisor, Virtual Machine, Virtual Network, Guest OS


Chandramouli, R. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2018), Safeguards for Securing Virtualized Servers, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created March 27, 2018, Updated May 4, 2021