Virtualization's Dark Side

The security industry's big annual confab, the RSA Conference, going on this week in San Francisco, interesting to see how the Virtualization issue will turn out. RSA will no doubt offer more of the same in solution. Add more IT staff.

The decision to switch to virtualization is easy enough: As companies discover that the process can consolidate hardware and save space, energy and money, virtualization is sweeping through the world's desktops and data centers. Now comes the hard part: keeping a new and largely untested IT world safe from hackers and data breaches. Andy Greenberg, 04.09.08, 6:15 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO