In this five-day seminar you will focus on ESX and Hyper-V security. You will start with virtualization basics, hardware virtualization considerations, and different versions of ESX. You will examine best practices for securing ESX servers, access to the management console, ESX logging, and other configuration issues to ensure your ESX virtual server hosts are secure and stable. You will then review Hyper-V and best practices for securing a Hyper-V environment. Finally, you will tie all of these concepts together with a formulation of a suggested audit program of ESX/Hyper-V and the virtual server environment. Case studies using a combination of live demonstrations and exercises will reinforce important virtualization concepts and associated audit points addressed in real audit projects.
Prerequisites: A working knowledge of operating system security, networking concepts, and associated logical access controls such as those presented in Network Security Essentials (ASG203) or Intermediate Audit School (ITG241).
Advance Preparation: None Learning Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group-Live Field: Computer Science