Cybersecurity has hit the mainstream. You would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t know about a company that has been breached and dragged across the news. Security veterans might say that this is just the tip of the iceberg but you have to admit – it’s a very large tip.
Shielded Virtual Machines is a new feature in Windows Server 2016 to prevent possibly fabric attacks.
There was an Ignite session that was presented that has information regarding Shielded VMs.
Also, other interesting links:
- Anders Vinberg 5 minutes overview – Security and Assurance 5 minute overview by Microsoft's Technical Fellow, Anders Vinberg
- Anders Vinberg presented a strategic security overview that spanned our broader set of assurance offerings and included content on and a demo of VM shielding (among other demos), that can be seen in its entirety here: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2482.
- Shielded Virtual Machines in Windows Server video walkthrough
- Blog: Protecting your datacenter and cloud from emerging threats
This document provides installation and validation guidance for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview (build #10074) and System Center Virtual Machine Manager vNext for Guarded Fabric Hosts and Shielded VMs.