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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Using Windows 7's virtual machine for security testing

Outside of those executives who have their heads in the sand over security there's hardly anything that can keep you from getting your work done more than a Windows system junked up with a bunch of security testing tools.

Well, if VMware or VirtualBox haven't been a good fit, perhaps Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 will be. It's a cheap and seamless way to run your security testing tools in an isolated environment while maintaining the integrity of your host computer. Check out this piece I wrote for SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com:

Using Windows XP Mode for security testing in Windows 7

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