VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x] Course Overview

VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x] Course Overview

The VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x] course is a comprehensive training program designed to educate learners on the essentials of VMware's NSX platform and its role in enhancing cybersecurity through an intrinsic security strategy. This course provides a deep dive into the various security features of NSX, such as the Distributed Firewall, Gateway Security, and Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems. Participants will learn about the Zero-Trust model, network introspection, endpoint protection, and the NSX Application Platform, all of which are crucial for creating a secure and resilient virtualized network environment.

Throughout the course, learners will gain hands-on experience with NSX technologies, enabling them to integrate NSX with identity management solutions like VMware Identity Manager™ and LDAP, configure security policies, and troubleshoot common issues. They will also explore NSX Malware Prevention, NSX Intelligence, and NSX NDR to understand how these tools can proactively identify and respond to potential security threats. By the end of the course, participants will have the skills and knowledge to effectively implement and manage NSX for intrinsic security within their organizations, ensuring robust protection against modern cyber threats.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure you are well-prepared to embark on the VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x] course and to maximize the benefits of the training, the following prerequisites are recommended:

  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, including switching, routing, and firewalling.
  • Familiarity with VMware vSphere® environments, including ESXi hosts and VMware vCenter Server®.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP services and their configuration in a networked environment.
  • Experience with general information security principles and practices.
  • Comfort with using command-line interfaces and graphical user interfaces for system administration.

Please note that these prerequisites are intended to provide you with a baseline understanding necessary to grasp the course material effectively. If you have additional questions or need clarification on whether your background aligns with these prerequisites, do not hesitate to contact our training advisors for personalized guidance.

Target Audience for VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x]

The VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x] course focuses on comprehensive network and security solutions for IT professionals.

  • Network Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineers
  • Security Analysts
  • Network Architects
  • IT Security Consultants
  • Virtualization Specialists
  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineers
  • Compliance and Risk Management Officers
  • System Integrators focusing on security solutions
  • Technical Support Staff specializing in VMware products
  • IT Managers overseeing network or security infrastructure
  • Professionals seeking VMware certification in network security

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this VMware NSX for Intrinsic Security [V4.x]?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes

Gain expertise in VMware NSX for intrinsic security, focusing on Zero-Trust architecture, IDS/IPS, firewall configuration, and prevention of cyber threats using VMware's security solutions.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand key concepts of information security and differentiate between various types of firewalls, IDS/IPS, and malware prevention techniques.
  • Define VMware's intrinsic security strategy and how NSX fits within this framework.
  • Implement Zero-Trust security principles using NSX segmentation and enforce policies for a secure network architecture.
  • Integrate NSX with VMware Identity Manager™ and LDAP, manage native users and roles, and configure custom user roles within a multitenancy environment.
  • Configure and troubleshoot the NSX Distributed Firewall, including time-based and identity firewall rules, and block malicious IP addresses.
  • Set up and manage Gateway Firewall policies, troubleshoot common issues, and perform TLS Inspection and URL filtering.
  • Operate internal firewalls using VMware Aria Operations tools, applying best practices for grouping, tagging, and rule configurations.
  • Explain network introspection, service insertion architecture, and troubleshoot service insertion for traffic flow.
  • Deploy and troubleshoot endpoint protection solutions, enhancing the security posture against various cyber threats.
  • Describe the MITRE ATT&CK framework, configure Distributed and North-South IDS/IPS, and protect against different phases of cyber attacks.