08850512 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 10 patents.

Each virtual machine in a set of virtual machines managed by the virtual machine manager is identified. For each virtual machine in the set, it is determined whether the respective virtual machine is online. For at least the virtual machines determined to be offline, a machine image is collected for each offline virtual machine. Security of the offline virtual machines is assessed from the collected images. For virtual machines identified as online, an agent is loaded on each online virtual machine in the set via the virtual machine manager. The loaded agents are used to assess security of the online virtual machines in the set.

Title
Security assessment of virtual machine environments
Application Number
13/272484
Publication Number
8850512 (B2)
Application Date
October 13, 2011
Publication Date
September 30, 2014
Inventor
Anthony Bettini
San Francisco
CA, US
Michael Price
Santiago
CL
Agent
Patent Capital Group
Assignee
McAfee
CA, US
IPC
H04L 29/06
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