Training VMware vSphere 4: Manage and design for security – 3 days

Class overview :

This course shows you how to follow best practices for secure design, deployment, and operation of a VMware vSphere environment. Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the security and compliance goals of your organization.

Class goals :

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify vulnerabilities in the current design of a vSphere environment and recommend corrective actions
  • Harden vSphere components as described in vSphere Hardening Guide
  • Recommend configuration and change management policies, processes, and systems

Content of VMware vSphere 4: Manage and Design for Security

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Online resources for security and compliance

Security in a Virtual Environment

  • Review of information security and risk management concepts
  • How virtualization affects security and compliance
  • Top vulnerabilities in a virtual environment
  • Basic guidelines for securing a virtual environment
  • Security tools and technologies

Secure Virtual Networking

  • vNetwork security architecture
  • Network segmentation and traffic isolation
  • Secure virtual network configuration
  • Traffic isolation with private VLANs

Protecting the Management Environment

  • vCenter Server authentication, authorization, and accounting
  • Working with SSL certificates
  • Hardening the vCenter Server system

Protecting VMware ESX/ESXi Host Systems

  • ESX and ESXi security architecture
  • Controlling access to storage
  • Hardening ESX and ESXi hosts

Hardening Virtual Machines

  • Virtual machine security architecture
  • Configuring security parameters

Configuration and Change Management

  • Configuration and change management goals and guidelines
  • Maintaining the proper configuration of vSphere components
  • Monitoring logs for security-related events
  • Configuration and change management tools and technologies
VMware VSphere 4
Training VMware VSphere 4

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …
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