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VMware vSphere Security Design: Advanced Security

by Lane Leverett, Jason Nash and David Davis

Part 3 of 3 in the VMware vSphere Security Design series focuses on advanced security concepts in VMware virtualization.

What you'll learn

Part 3 of 3 in the VMware vSphere Security Design series focuses on advanced security concepts in VMware virtualization. The goal of this course is to take you beyond basic implementation, configuration, and administration of VMware vSphere and teach you the skills needed to properly secure a vSphere environment. You’ll learn information security and risk management concepts, how virtualization affects security, guidelines and best practices for securing a virtual environment, and securing virtual machines. This course is recommended for those who have existing VMware vSphere knowledge who want to enhance their security knowledge.

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About the authors

Lane has worked in the IT industry for over 13 years. He has worked as a Server, Network, and Virtualization engineer in both private and public sector organizations. Lane has spent the last 6 years in a consulting role for 3 different Systems Integrators implementing, designing, and architecting VMware Infrastructure, Cisco and HP networking, and EMC, NetApp, HP, and IBM storage solutions for customers. He currently works for ENS Inc. out of Sacramento, CA as a Senior Systems Engineer where he ... more

Jason Nash has over 15 years of industry experience and is currently the Data Center Solutions Principal at Varrow, a leader in virtualization, storage, and DR located in the southeast. Before Varrow, Jason was a Platform Architect at a large investment bank where he helped to develop the organization's IT strategy. He has published several books on networking, Windows, and Linux. Jason was designated a vExpert by VMware and holds a BS in Networking Technology and a MS in Information Security.

David has authored over 100 courses for around enterprise data center technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and (especially) VMware vSphere. He is a partner at where he creates compelling enterprise technology content, moderates online events, and helps to connect some of the best-known technology companies in the industry with the end user community. With over 20 years in enterprise technology, he has served as an IT Manager, administrator, an... more

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