This course, equivalent to 5 days of training provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in configuring, operating, and troubleshooting VMware NSX-TTM Data Center for intrinsic security. In this course, you are introduced to all the security features in NSX-T Data Center, including Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS), NSX Application Platform, NSX Malware Prevention, VMware NSX® Intelligence™, and VMware NSX® Network Detection and Response™. In addition, you are presented with common configuration issues and given a methodology to resolve them.


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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Define information-security-related concepts
Explain the different types of firewalls and their use cases
Describe the operation of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems
Differentiate between Malware Prevention approaches
Describe the VMware intrinsic security portfolio
Implement Zero-Trust Security using VMware NSX® segmentation
Configure user and role management
Configure and troubleshoot Distributed Firewall, Identity Firewall, and time-based policies
Configure and troubleshoot Gateway Security
Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ for NSX™ and VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ to operate NSX firewalls
Explain the security best practices related to grouping, tagging, and rule configuration
Describe north-south and east-west service insertion
Describe endpoint protection
Configure and troubleshoot IDS/IPS
Deploy NSX Application Platform
Configure and troubleshoot NSX Malware Prevention
Describe the capabilities of NSX Intelligence and NSX Network Detection and Response


Experienced security administrators




You should also have the following understanding or knowledge: Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols Knowledge and working experience of network security, including: L2 through L7 firewalling Intrusion detection and prevention systems Malware prevention systems Knowledge of and working experience with VMware vSphere® environments and KVM-based environments The VMware Certified Technical Associate - Network Virtualization is recommended.

Length: 30.0 days ( hours)


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