Proceedings of ISP RAS

Using Hardware-assisted Virtualization in the Information Security Area.

D.V. Silakov.


The paper describes possible ways of using hardware-assisted virtualization for solving different information security problems. An overview of virtualization-based approaches for increasing software security is presented, as well as overview of possible ways to compromise the system that can take advantage of virtualization. The paper analyzes possible applications of existing approaches, their limitations and possible future directions of further developments.


information security; virtualization; hypervisor


Proceedings of the Institute for System Programming, vol. 20, 2011, pp. 25-36.

ISSN 2220-6426 (Online), ISSN 2079-8156 (Print).

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