Hyper-V Security Course

There are more virtual machines than ever, and it's important to be prepared to protect them.

14 minutes

Course description

There are multiple ways to protect your physical and virtual servers. Many of these are not enabled and some cause conflicts with other options. Learn what works well together and how they can protect your server environment.


Virtual Desktops Infrastructure

Video - 00:02:00

VDIs can be used in a remote desktop server to further separate clients when running applications, in order to protect the server.
Windows Containers

Video - 00:03:00

Containers are available in Windows Server in order to separate virtualization and applications from the main Windows operating system files.
Just In Time Administration

Video - 00:02:00

JIT can be used to give just what an administrator needs without having to use all the tools, so that a server can stay secure.
Just Enough Administration

Video - 00:02:00

JEA can be used to make software compatible with allowing the correct administrator at the correct time to be able to manage a piece of software.
Host Guardian Service

Video - 00:02:00

A discussion of how HGS can protect VMs using Hyper-V.
Configuring Virtual Machine Security

Video - 00:02:00

A demonstration of properly preparing a server for virtualization security as it pertains to vTPMs, shielded VMs and networking using VLANs.

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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