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Securing Windows Server 2016 Virtualization

by Robert McMillen

Windows Server 2016 has many new tools and features to secure your Hyper-V virtual machines. In this course, you'll learn concepts from virtual machine basics to security using privileged identities and securing virtualization infrastructure.

What you'll learn

Hyper-V is an excellent application that comes in Windows Server 2016 Standard and Enterprise. By default, there isn’t a lot of security unless you add it using the built-in tools that come with the server. However, you need to figure out which tools you should use and how to configure them. In this course, Securing Windows Server 2016 Virtualization, you’ll learn foundational knowledge needed to gain the ability to secure your virtual machines using a variety of tools. First, you will learn how to harden your virtual machine infrastructure. Next, you’ll learn encryption and enterprise firewall skills. Finally, you’ll learn how to avoid giving too many rights to too many people. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of securing your virtual machine environment needed to protect your clients.

About the author

Professor Robert McMillen is a networking consultant with over 50 technical certifications. He has an MBA where he teaches Windows Server Administration at two colleges, and has earned his MCSE and MCT from Microsoft. Robert McMillen is the president and founder of All Tech 1, a Portland-based network consulting company. Robert has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and earned certifications from companies like Microsoft, Checkpoint, IBM, and Cisco. He also hosts a weekly syndi... more

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