Beyond the Basic LAN

Explore the basics of virtualization and cloud security, including key cloud terminology and commonly used as-a-service models.

23 videos  //  218 minutes of training

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Course description

This introductory course covers basic concepts of virtualization and cloud security. The concept of cloud storage is explained and different cloud service models and deployment models are looked at from a security perspective.

Course syllabus

Wireless ReviewDuration: 9:48

In this episode, Mike reviews basic wireless terms and protocols.

Living in Open NetworksDuration: 9:46

In this episode, Mike describes how to remain secure in a non-secure, open-network world.

Vulnerabilities with Wireless Access PointsDuration: 7:06

In this episode, Mike discusses rogue access points and their nefarious cousins, the evil twins.

Cracking 802.11, WEPDuration: 12:03

In this episode, Mike talks about WEP wireless security attacks and methods for cracking WEP passwords.

Cracking 802.11, WPA and WPA2Duration: 9:29

In this episode, Mike talks about WPA and WPA2 wireless security attacks and methods for cracking WPA passwords.

Cracking 802.11, WPSDuration: 9:52

In this episode, Mike talks about WPS wireless security attacks and methods for cracking WPS passwords.

Wireless HardeningDuration: 14:08

In this episode, Mike explores the processes behind securing wireless networks.

Wireless Access PointsDuration: 13:18

In this episode, Mike explains the different wireless devices and how the antenna signal effects the placement and usage.

Virtualization BasicsDuration: 7:20

In this episode, Mike explores virtualization technologies.

Virtual SecurityDuration: 15:10

In this episode, Mike talks about some of the security aspects of virtualization.

ContainersDuration: 10:51

In this episode, Mike discusses containers, their attributes, and the benefits that can be obtained from using containers.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)Duration: 9:37

In this episode, Mike explores devices and purposes involved in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Platform as a Service (PaaS)Duration: 9:08

In this episode, Mike describes the purpose of devices used to set up Platform as a Service (PaaS) infrastructures.

Software as a Service (SaaS)Duration: 2:44

In this episode, Mike discusses the programmers and applications that enable companies to deploy Software as a Service (SaaS).

Deployment ModelsDuration: 8:46

In this episode, Mike discusses the ways to distribute software programs, web services and electronic data using various cloud models.

Static HostsDuration: 7:35

In this episode, Mike looks at network-aware devices, appliances, and industrial systems.

Mobile ConnectivityDuration: 12:08

In this episode, Mike explores the various methods used to interconnect mobile devices.

Deploying Mobile DevicesDuration: 5:29

In this episode, Mike delves into the opposing forces of corporate and personal use of mobile devices.

Mobile EnforcementDuration: 12:37

In this episode, Mike works through some of the security issues that need to be considered when putting together security policies on mobile devices.

Mobile Device ManagementDuration: 10:29

In this episode, Mike goes through the various device and application-level management that can take place on mobile devices.

Physical ControlsDuration: 8:49

In this episode, Mike explores preventative controls, such as guards and fences.

HVACDuration: 7:30

In this episode, Mike gives a quick overview of the importance and basic function of HVAC systems and how they keep servers and other important equipment happy.

Fire SuppressionDuration: 4:07

In this episode, Mike talks fire, the right ways to fight it and the best systems to have in place to save your equipment.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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