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IT Audit. Practical Cases

IT Audit. Practical Cases

The “IT AUDIT” trainings will allow participants to gain a wide set of knowledge to plan, perform IT audits and manage IT audit enterprise programs.

You will have all required skills to face the most difficult problems, which include:

  • audit planning and reporting
  • business continuity audit
  • software development and system implementation lifecycle audit
  • operating systems, databases, network equipment configuration audit

This is solely practical training! You immediately will work. The training adopted for an audience which represents students with completely different background. If you just a novice, you will be solving simple tasks. If you’re professional, you will have a set of very sophisticated tasks.

The obtained experience will mandatory increase your value for employees and customers, and bring a tremendous level of a professional confidence to you personally.

We recommend this training for:

  • IT auditors
  • IT security specialists
  • IT quality specialists
  • IT managers
COURSE AGENDA

Section 1: IT audit

  • IT assurance framework (ITAF).
  • Audit charter/mandate for the audit.
  • Auditor independence.
  • Professional due care.
  • Audit assertions.
  • Audit criteria.
  • ISACA audit programs.
  • IIA audit guidelines.
  • Trust services principles and criteria
  • Cobit 5
  • ISO27001
  • Other sources of criteria
  • Audit planning. Risk-based planning.
  • Audit performance.
  • Materiality of audit findings.
  • Audit evidence.
  • Evidence collection methods
  • Audit sampling.
  • Using the work of other experts.
  • Reporting.
  • Handling illegal acts.
  • Audit follow-up.
  • Control environment
  • Control design
  • Control effectiveness
  • Control monitoring
  • Practical workshop.

Section 2: IT governance and management

  • IT strategy
  • IT architecture
  • IT metrics
  • IT organization
  • IT service management
  • Service catalog
  • Incident management
  • Change management
  • Release management
  • Problem management
  • IT investments
  • IT risks
  • End-user computing.
  • Shadow IT
  • Cloud IT
  • BYOD
  • IT outsourcing
  • Practical workshop.

Section 3: Information systems development and implementation

  • System implementation and development lifecycle.
  • Project management control frameworks.
  • System development methodologies.
  • Project business case.
  • Feasibility study.
  • Requirements specification.
  • Design and Architecture.
  • Procurement process.
  • Coding.
  • Implementation.
  • Testing
  • Handover to production.
  • Operational support.
  • Decommissioning.
  • Migrations.
  •  Project closure.
  •  Practical workshop.

Section 4: IT operations

  • Inventory and asset management.
  • Patch management.
  • Hardware maintenance.
  •  Licensing.
  • Capacity planning.
  • Performance and availability monitoring.
  • Utilities
  •  Datacenter management
  •  Network physical infrastructure
  •  Practical workshop.

Section 5: Business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Business continuity management
  • Business continuity project initiation and management.
  •  Business impact assessment.
  • RTO/RPO
  • Recovery strategies.
  • Business continuity plan testing.
  • Disaster phases:
  • Preparation.
  •  Initial response
  • Restoration
  • Recovery
  • Post-incident activities
  • Practical workshop.

Section 6: Information security assurance

  • Information security policies, standards and procedures
  • Information security roles and organizational structures.
  • Human resource security
  •  Data classification and handling
  •  Key processes.
  • Information security risk management.
  •  Incident handling.
  • Awareness programs.
  •  Identity and access management.
  • IDS/IPS
  • DLP
  • SIEM
  •  PKI
  • 802.11x, NAP and network access control
  • Remote access and teleworking risks
  • Rights management
  • Antimalware solutions
  •  Physical security controls
  • Fraud controls
  • Practical workshop.

Section 7: Audit considerations

  • ERP audit
  • CRM audit
  • VOIP
  • Virtualization
  • Practical workshop.

Labs:

  • Windows audit
  • Linux audit
  • Networking, VPN and Firewall audit
  • PKI audit
  • Database audit (MySQL and Oracle)
  • Web application audit (PHP)
  • Mobile application audit (android)

Main › Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure 2015 (ERC-A9)

Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure 2015 (ERC-A9)

Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure 2015 (ERC-A9)

Main › VMware Horizon [V7]: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

VMware Horizon [V7]: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

VMware Horizon [V7]: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

Main › VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage plus App Volumes Fast Track [V7]

VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage plus App Volumes Fast Track [V7]

VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage plus App Volumes Fast Track [V7]

Main › VMware Horizon 7: Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization [V7]

VMware Horizon 7: Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization [V7]

VMware Horizon 7: Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization [V7]

Main › VMware vSphere: Exam preparation [V5.5]

VMware vSphere: Exam preparation [V5.5]

VMware vSphere: Exam preparation [V5.5]

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 4-hour RAIL seminar will provide students with a structured learning plan that will prepare them to sit the VMware VCP5-DCV certification examination by concentrating study effort upon those learning objectives that the VCP will test. It includes a lecture, as well as class discussion and question & answer session. This course covers both the vSphere 5.0/5.1 version and the 5.5 version of the VCP5-DCV examination.

PREREQUISITES
  • VMware vSphere 5.0: Install, Configure, Manage (HL235S) or VMware vSphere 5.0: What’s New (HL234S), or
  • A good command of English since this online seminar will be delivered in English
  • VMware vSphere 5.5: Install, Configure, Manage (H6D01S) or VMware vSphere 5.5: What’s New (H6D00S)
AUDIENCE

Previous attendees of the VMware vSphere 5.x: Install, Configure, Manage (HL235S\H1L93S\H6D01S) courses or VMware vSphere 5.x: What’s New (HL234S\H1L92S\H6D00S) classes who are considering or have already booked the VMware VCP exam. The best results will be obtained if the delegate has at least 5 days after this session to follow-up on the advice given during the seminar before taking the exam.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This seminar will focus on the objectives listed in the VMware VCP5-DCV Exam Blueprint. Many of the topics are a review of what is covered in the VMware vSphere 5.x: Install Configure and Manage courses. The seminar also includes a summary of additional reading topics suggested in the Exam Blueprint. This online seminar is designed to ensure students are fully aware of the learning objectives they are required to get their VCP5-DCV certification. It is not a simple walk-through of VCP5-DCV test questions

NEXT STEPS
  • VMware VCP5-DCV certification
BENEFITS TO YOU

This course will increase your chances of passing the VCP5-DCV certification test with technical reviews, revision strategies, question answering techniques and an open question and answer session with live expert instructor.

COURSE OUTLINE

This seminar focuses on the objectives of the VCP5-DCV Exam Blueprint. Objectives in the following areas will be covered:

  • Plan, Install, Configure and Upgrade vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Plan and Configure a vNetworking Infrastructure
  • Plan and Configure a vStorage Infrastructure
  • Deploy and Administer Virtual Machines and vApps
  • Resource Management
  • Monitoring a vSphere environment
  • High Availability

The seminar includes over 30 sample questions

For more information about HP training programs in Ukraine visit the web site at http://www8.hp.com/ua/ru/training/index.html

Main › VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5]

VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5]

VMware vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5]

COURSE OVERVIEW

This training course, for experienced VMware vSphere® personnel, teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. The course is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5. This course prepares the student for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Datacenter Administration [V5] certification (VCAP5-DCA). Completion of this course also satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam. This course is 60% lecture and 40% hands-on lab.

PREREQUISITES

Completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere v5.5: Install, Configure, Manage [H6D01S]
  • VMware vSphere V5.5: Whats New [H6D00S]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

AUDIENCE
  • Experienced system administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • System integrators
COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Manage changes to the vSphere environment
  • Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
  • Troubleshoot operational faults and identify their root causes
  • Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell and VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to manage vSphere
  • Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to provision ESXi hosts
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: VMware Management Resources

  • Deploy and configure vSphere Management Assistant
  • Configure ESXi technical support mode and SSH access
  • Use the esxcli, vicfg, and vmware-cmd commands
  • Review ESXi and vCenter Server log files

Module 3: Performance in a Virtualized Environment

  • Review the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
  • Explain software and hardware virtualization techniques and their effects on performance
  • Use vSphere performance monitoring tools

Module 4: Network Scalability

  • Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches
  • Migrate virtual machines from standard switches to distributed switches
  • Explain distributed switch features such as private VLANs, VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control, port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

Module 5: Network Optimization

  • Explain the performance features of network adapters
  • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
  • Monitor key network performance metrics
  • Use vSphere Management Assistant to manage virtual network configurations
  • Troubleshoot common network performance problems

Module 6: Storage Scalability

  • Explain vSphere storage APIs for array integration and storage awareness
  • Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
  • Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

Module 7: Storage Optimization

  • Diagnose storage access problems
  • Explain how storage protocols, VMware vSphere® VMFS configuration, load balancing, and queuing affect performance
  • Configure vSphere® Flash Read Cache™
  • Monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Use vSphere Management Assistant to manage virtual storage
  • Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

Module 8: CPU Optimization

  • Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Monitor key CPU performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

Module 9: Memory Optimization

  • Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
  • Monitor key memory performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common memory performance problems

Module 10: Virtual Machine and Cluster Optimization

  • Describe performance guidelines for virtual machines, resource allocation settings, VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters, resource pools, and VMware vSphere® High Availability admission control policies
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on failures
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster problems

Module 11: Host and Management Scalability

  • Explain VMware vSphere® Distributed Power Management™
  • Use Host Profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Use VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™ to perform vSphere administrative tasks
  • Use Image Builder to create an ESXi installation image
  • Use vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts

For more information about HP training programs in Ukraine visit the web site at http://www8.hp.com/ua/ru/training/index.html

Main › VMware vSphere: Advanced Fast Track

VMware vSphere: Advanced Fast Track

VMware vSphere: Advanced Fast Track

OVERVIEW

This fast-paced, extended-hour, lab-intensive course includes the content of the VMware vSphere: Manage for Performance and VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting courses. This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to make fundamental design decisions that enhance performance and meet performance goals in a deployed VMware vSphere™ installation. This course also provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the vSphere virtual infrastructure.This course is 35% lecture, and 65% hands-on lab.

AUDIENCE

System administrators, systems engineers, consultants, or help desk personnel who need the knowledge, skills, and abilities to troubleshoot performance, configuration, or operational problems in vSphere deployments.

PREREQUISITES
COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Use vSphere tools to monitor the performance of VMware ESX™/ESXi hosts
  • Diagnose performance problems relating to CPU, memory, network, and storage on an ESX/ESXi host
  • Apply guidelines for monitoring application performance
  • Use the VMware vSphere Client and command-line utilities to diagnose and rectify ESX/ESXi, VMware vMotion™, VMware Storage vMotion, VMware High Availability, VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler, and virtual machine power-on problems
  • Use ESXi technical support mode to diagnose and rectify problems on ESXi
  • Create and use a network packet capture utility to capture and display virtual switch network traffic
DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE

Manage for Performance Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: Performance in a Virtualized Environment

  • Discuss the vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
  • Discuss software and hardware virtualization techniques and their impact on performance
  • Monitor performance using vCenter Server performance charts and the ESX/ESXi resxtop command

Module 3: CPU Performance

  • Discuss the CPU scheduler and other features that have an impact on CPU performance
  • Monitor key CPU performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems

Module 4: Memory Performance

  • Discuss memory reclamation techniques and memory overcommitment
  • Monitor key memory performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common memory performance problems

Module 5: Guidelines for DRS and Resource Controls

  • Discuss performance guidelines for DRS clusters, resource pools, and resource allocation settings

Module 6: Network Performance

  • Discuss the performance features of modern network adapters
  • Monitor key network performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common network performance problems

Module 7: Storage Performance

  • Discuss how storage protocols, VMware vStorage VMFS configuration, load balancing, and queuing affect performance
  • Monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot common storage performance problems

Module 8: Virtual Machine Performance

  • Discuss guidelines for configuring a virtual machine for optimal performance

Module 9: Application Performance

  • Discuss tools and guidelines for application performance

 

Troubleshooting Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: ESXi Command-Line Troubleshooting Methods

  • Install and use the VMware vSphere Management Assistant
  • Learn common vSphere command-line interface commands and syntax
  • Configure ESXi technical support mode and Secure Shell (SSH) access

Module 3: ESX, ESXi, and vCenter Server Log Files

  • View ESX, ESXi, and vCenter Server log files
  • Configure a centralized ESX/ESXi log host

Module 4: Network Troubleshooting

  • Identify and configure vNetwork components
  • Configure and use a network traffic packet capture utility

Module 5: Management Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot vSphere management components

Module 6: Storage Troubleshooting

  • View, configure, and diagnose storage access problems
  • Configure iSCSI authentication and digests

Module 7: vMotion Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot vMotion and Storage vMotion errors

Module 8: VMware Infrastructure Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshoot DRS cluster errors with shares, pools, and limits
  • Troubleshoot VMware HA cluster errors with slot calculations, admission control, and host monitoring
  • Review virtual machine power on requirements
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power on failures

Module 9: vSphere 4 DRS Cluster Troubleshooting

  • Complete a final multihour, multiproblem troubleshooting exercise

For more information about HP training programs in Ukraine visit the web site at http://www8.hp.com/ua/ru/training/index.html

Main › VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V6.5]

VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V6.5]

VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V6.5]

Main › VMware vCloud: Architecting the VMware Cloud

VMware vCloud: Architecting the VMware Cloud

VMware vCloud: Architecting the VMware Cloud

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to guide students through the decision points and policy choices available for designing and implementing a VMware vCloud™ environment. Students will learn to appreciate the effects of design choices in VMware vSphere™, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vCenter™ Chargeback, and the VMware® vShield Edge capability that is included with vCloud Director. The course culminates in a comprehensive workshop on VMware cloud design. This course is 45% lecture, and 55% design lab.

PREREQUISITES
  • Students must have VCP-level knowledge of vSphere
  • They must also have general-purpose vSphere design experience, with special emphasis on networking and storage
  • Exposure to the product features and functionality of vCloud Director, vSphere, vShield Edge, and vCenter Chargeback is required
AUDIENCE

Sales partners, customers, consultants, and sales engineers who are responsible for designing public and private cloud architectures with VMware products

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, you should have an understanding of the VMware cloud and be able to:

  • Evaluate and design a multitenant environment to address both private cloud and public cloud customer needs
  • Configure vCloud providers that can accommodate heterogeneous server, storage, and network resources
  • Design a network infrastructure optimized for vCloud
  • Integrate vCloud Director security with existing LDAP systems and design appropriate security hierarchies with security roles
  • Design a vCenter Chargeback implementation
DESIGN LABS

The course is built on four design labs. In the final, 6-hour lab, students will design a complete vCloud architecture on either the service provider model or the private enterprise model.

  • vCloud architecture network design lab
  • vCloud architecture provider design lab
  • vCloud architecture security design lab
  • vCloud architecture design lab
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: VMware vCloud Director Architecture Review

  • vCloud Director prerequisites
  • Components of VMware cloud infrastructure
  • Logical constructs in vCloud Director
  • Cloud architecture fundamentals

Module 3: VMware vCloud Architecture Models

  • Service provider (public cloud) model
  • Enterprise (private cloud) model
  • Hybrid model
  • Management clusters and resource groups
  • Load balancing
  • Roles and communications in multicell architectures

Module 4: Designing Networks

  • Types of vCloud Director networks
  • vCloud Director Network Isolated networks
  • vCloud Director network pools
  • vCloud Director network management
  • vCloud Director network security

Module 5: Designing Storage

  • vCloud storage resources
  • Storage tiering
  • Segmenting storage based on speed
  • Storage leases
  • Catalog storage
  • Thin provisioning
  • VMware Storage vMotion

Module 6: Designing Providers

  • Consumable resources
  • Virtual datacenters
  • Resource pools
  • Organization and provider virtual datacenters
  • Providers and networking
  • Providers and storage

Module 7: Designing Organizations

  • Organization creation and resource pools in the provider virtual datacenters
  • Accessing multiple provider virtual datacenters from one organization
  • Organization administrator rights and responsibilities
  • vApps
  • Catalogs
  • Organization networks and external networks

Module 8: Designing Security

  • Authentication and authorization
  • Role-based access controls
  • Organization administrators
  • Organization security and LDAP integration
  • Predefined roles
  • Custom roles

Module 9: Designing Chargeback

  • Modules of consumption
  • vCenter Chargeback metrics
  • vCenter Chargeback server configuration
  • vCenter Chargeback data collectors

Module 10: VMware vCloud Architecture Design Review

  • Multitenancy
  • Network design
  • Storage design
  • Provider design
  • Organization design
  • Security design
  • Chargeback design

For more information about HP training programs in Ukraine visit the web site at http://www8.hp.com/ua/ru/training/index.html