In this short but sweet DCT Episode, Matt “Yette never refers to himself in the third person!” Yette and Matt “Every User is an Attack Surface” Cozzolino give a great little introduction to traditional firewalling, Micro-Segmentation, and Zero Trust concepts in the IT world.

Listening to this episode, you’ll get to hear about:

  • The history of the security “bastion” mindset, leading to how most enterprises built their network infrastructure.
  • What Layer 2 stretch is, what Zero Trust represents, and what Micro-Segmentations comprises and why it’s desirable.
  • Why Windows Firewalls (and even Linux firewalls) can “fall down” after a compromise and how microsegmentation at the hypervisor layer can be a better solution.
  • How to inspect flows between components of an application with software tools, and how to implement Micro-Segmentation after understanding and analyzing those flows.

As Matt Yette mentions in this podcast, if you register for Matt Cozzolino’s Microsegmentation using NSX-T Open Enrollment class using the promo code PODCASTPODS, you’ll save $1,000 off the class and receive a pair of Apple AirPod Pros as well, so be sure to get in and register before the class fills up! Go to ivoxy.com/micro-segmentation-using-nsxt to learn more and enroll. 

Be sure to like, subscribe and share wherever finer podcasts are found, and be safe, trust nothing, micro-segment like a boss, and tune into the next empathy-filled episode of Data Center Therapy, friends!

 

About Data Center Therapy

IT talk with a healthy dose of empathy: Hosts Matt Yette & Matt Cozzolino draw on their combined 40+ years of infrastructure experience as they discuss the ever-changing technology landscape – from virtualization to storage, security to networking, and everything in between.

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