Virtually Secure: How to Assess the Security of Your Virtualized Data Center with Metasploit

Security assessments often treat virtual machines in the same way as physical machines since they share the same weaknesses. However, virtualization technology can also introduce new security risks if not properly deployed that leave organization open to attacks.
In this webcast for IT security professionals and network engineers, David Maloney shows gives some background on new techniques, including a live demo. Participants will learn how to:

  • Identify potential security risks in virtual environments
  • Scan and discover virtual hosts and guests
  • Take screenshots of guest operating systems
  • Uncover weak passwords of virtualization technology services
  • Bring virtual machines online to compromise a network
  • Secure a virtual environment against cyber attacks

David Maloney, Software Engineer, Rapid7

David is a Software Engineer on Rapid7’s Metasploit team, where he is responsible for development of core features for the commercial Metasploit editions. Before Rapid7, he worked as a Security Engineer and Penetration Tester at Time Warner Cable and as an Application Security Specialist for a global insurance company. David has been a long-time community contributor to the Metasploit Framework. He is one of the founders of Hackerspace Charlotte and is an avid locksport enthusiast.

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