One of the most vulnerable components of your Hyper-V deployment is its storage. If an attacker is able to gain access to the locations that house your virtual hard disks, compromising their data is fairly simple. While most administrators are well aware of the importance of locking down the access points to live storage, many overlook the necessity of using and securing data redundancy systems as well.
In this chapter, we will focus on the following topics:
Configuring NTFS security for virtual machine storage
Securing SMB 3.0 shares for virtual machine storage
Securing iSCSI connections
Using Secure Boot
Using Encrypted Cluster Disks
Understanding the role of backup