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Depending on the type product you are asking about and the environment you are trying to defend there are several pluses and minuses. Some potential pluses depending on the product: Pluses: 1.) This isn't the norm but if you are talking about managed firewall services the product may have integration with larger analytic databases which allow the ...


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Highly customized and patched hypervisors, sandboxes around said hypervisors to mitigate breakouts, and heavy monitoring. Of course, any given server only hosts so many VMs, so a breakout is fundamentally limited to a finite number of guests, if it's able to get past the protections outside the hypervisor. For example, QEMU can be compiled with a hardened ...


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Guest operating system usually has no access to machine's hardware (You can create a virtual machine that uses a physicall hard drive, but it's not the most common) so you can't rely on guest machine overwriting the corresponding blocks I think the best way to achieve what you want is just using a full encrypted hard drive in the guest machine and don't ...


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One other option: only use the cloud to transfer your database to your next device and then delete it from cloud storage. This would expose your database for a limited amount of time. Not exactly what you were asking but an option that can be considered depending on your required security level.



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