Hyper-V Security Course

Take a look at the ups and downs of virtual machines on Windows.

27 minutes

Course description

Due to the high cost of buying and maintaining hardware, there are more virtual machines being deployed than physical ones. We'll look at how to secure a virtual machine installed on a Windows 2022 server using Hyper-V. This includes traffic security, as well as built-in Hyper-V controls to ensure data integrity.


Windows Server Security Labs

File - 00:10:00

Follow the instructions to download a Windows VM. Then complete the labs to test your knowledge of Windows Server security. Good luck!
Virtual Desktops Infrastructure (VDI)

Video - 00:02:00

VDIs can be used in a remote desktop server to further separate clients when running applications to protect the server from the spread of malware or unauthorized access.
Windows containers

Video - 00:07:00

Containers are available in Windows Server to be able to separate virtualization and applications from the main Windows operating system files.
The Host Guardian Service (HGS)

Video - 00:02:00

Discussing the HGS, a Windows utility to protect virtual servers.
Configuring virtual machine security

Video - 00:06:00

Properly preparing a server for virtualization security is discussed and demonstrated.

Meet the author

Robert McMillen

Professor Robert McMillen is a college instructor with over 50 technical certifications. He has an MBA and teaches Computer Science at Portland based colleges. Robert has earned multiple MCSEs and an MCT from Microsoft. He is the owner of Tech Publishing, a Portland-based network new media company. Robert has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and earned certifications from companies like Microsoft, Checkpoint, IBM, and Cisco. Some of his higher profile jobs have been restoring email for the government to prosecute Enron executives, training the network vulnerability assessment team for the U.S. Army, and relocating the Xbox world for Microsoft.

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