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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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