First let me address the 400-pound gorilla in the room. Yes. VMware is a security company Seriously? Yes. For real? Yes. Heck yes.  Haven’t you heard of NSX? vRealize Network Insights, AppDefense, Workspace ONE? Where have you been? Well, if you haven’t then this VMworld is going to be the one for you.

 

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Quick Overview

First thing to understand is that VMware has the portfolio to deliver comprehensive, end-to-end, intrinsic security for end-users, IoT, networking, data center and cloud. Take a look at our product portfolio to at least get up to speed so you can build a better schedule while attending VMworld 2018 US Las Vegas. Enjoy yourself. Click here for the VMworld 2018 US Content Catalog.

Registration

If you haven’t registered yet for VMworld 2018 US Las Vegas…REGISTER NOW.  Stop procrastinating.

 

VMworld Keynote

Gear up for an action-packed keynote “Technology Superpowers” on Monday, Aug 27, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM If you miss this keynote, then I don’t know what to tell you. Pat Gelsinger (Follow him on Twitter @PGelsinger), VMware CEO, and Ray O’Farrell (Follow him on Twitter @ray_ofarrell), VMware CTO, will share with you the superpowers needed to navigate the disruptive world of technology and how VMware is shaping the future of cloud, mobile, networking, and security – as well as innovating in emerging areas like IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, edge computing, and containers. Security is a key piece. Add #GSUMON to your schedule now…you don’t want to miss this. ADD TO SCHEDULE.

 

Networking Showcase Keynote

Join Tom Gillis, NSBU’s new SVP and GM (Follow him on Twitter @_TomGillis), for the NSX Keynote: “Building the Network of the Future with the Virtual Cloud Network” to learn about the latest networking and security products and technologies shaping the roadmap for the future of the Virtual Cloud Network. Tom will welcome several special guests, including Andy Bechtolsheim, to discuss and demonstrate this vision of a simplified, agile network with consistent connectivity, software policy, and security across the entire infrastructure.

 

This will be a start studded affair that includes Tom Corn (Follow him on Twitter), Senior Vice President of Security Products (AppDefense on Twitter), and Sanjay Uppal (Follow him on Twitter), Vice President & GM  of NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud (VeloCloud on Twitter).  ADD TO SCHEDULE | CLICK TO TWEET

 

Security Showcase Keynote

The incomparable SVP of Security Products Tom Corn (Follow him on Twitter @therealtomcorn) will be talking passionately about security as usual. Don’t take my word for it…hear it from Tom first-hand.

 

This year’s security showcase keynote session will be on “Transforming Security in a Cloud and Mobile World”. ADD TO SCHEDULECLICK TO TWEET.

 

Security Booth Theater Sessions

There will be three booth theater sessions that focus on security.  More details to come on location.

 

Security Quick Talks

Networking Security Quick Talks

  • NET1490QU – Scalable Networking and Security for Kubernetes on OpenStack
  • NET2155QU – Troubleshooting for VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere
  • NET1631QU – NSX Data Center for vSphere Hardware Gateway Solution
  • NET1283QU – How VMware IT Leverages VMware NSX for Large-Scale, Self-Service IaaS

End User Security Quick Talks

  • ACC2964QU – Securing the Digital Workspace with Conditional Access
  • END2748QU – Ask the Experts: How Workspace ONE Trust Network Secures Your EUC Ecosystem

Data Center Cloud Security Quick Talks

  • HYP3061QU – Seamless, Large Scale Workload Migrations to the IBM Cloud
  • CNA1780QU – What’s New with PKS and Emerging Use Cases
  • VIN2863QU – Business Value of Data Center Virtualization and Private Cloud

IoT Security Quick Talks

  • IOT3549QU – Make Friends with Your OT Department: The Prerequisite to IoT Success
  • IOT1746QU – Can Blockchain Be Used as a Tool to Secure the IoT?

 

Security Breakout Sessions

Network Security Breakout Sessions

  • Accelerate App Security and Availability with vRealize Network Insight [SAI2555BU]
  • Assure Secure and Successful Deployments of NSX with NETSCOUT Visibility [SAI3836BUS]
  • Consistent Network and Security Policy from Data Center to Cloud with NSX [NET2916BU]
  • Context-Aware Micro-Segmentation with NSX Data Center [SAI2077BU]
  • Deep Dive into NSX Data Center Security for Clouds, Containers, and More [SAI1527BU]
  • Enabling Hybrid Cloud Security for NSX and VMWare Cloud on AWS [SAI2335BUS]
  • Extend micro-segmentation across virtual and physical with NSX Data Center [SAI2789BU]
  • Great Power, Great Responsibility: Least Privilege Security with AppDefense [SAI3219BU]
  • How Carriers Gain Visibility in the Hybrid/Multi-Cloud [SAI3837BUS]
  • How to Design Multi-layered Security with NSX Data Center [SAI1133BU]
  • How VMware IT uses VMware NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation [SAI1217BU]
  • Introduction to NSX Data Center [NET2770BU]
  • Introduction to NSX Data Center for Security [SAI2026BU]
  • Introduction to VMware AppDefense [SAI3217BU]
  • Ransomware Threat Recovery Using Rubrik Polaris [SAI3712BUS]
  • Securing Horizon and Citrix End-User Computing with NSX Data Center [SAI1851BU]
  • Securing Kubernetes and Docker Containers with VMware AppDefense [SAI3220BU]
  • Security Architecture, Use Cases, and Tools with NSX Data Center [SAI1983BU]
  • Security & Multi-Tenancy – Tips and Best Practices for VMware-based Clouds [SAI3761BUS]
  • Taming Security with Tools: Making Compliance a Reality [LDT1719BU]
  • Use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Simplify Security [SAI3243BU]
  • VMware NSX Data Center Service Insertion: Advanced Network and Security [SAI2744BU]

 

End User Security Breakout Sessions

  • Minimize Security Risk and Achieve Zero Trust in Your Digital Workspace [ACC2717BU]
  • Drive Workspace-as-a-Service and Security Transformation with Workspace ONE [ACC2162PU]
  • Implementing Endpoint Security and Conditional Access for Office 365 [ACC1210BU]
  • Amp Up Your VDI Security and Performance with NSX and Horizon [WIN2686BU]
  • Delivering Secure and Seamless Access to All Your Apps, Devices and Data [ACC2488BU]

 

vSphere Security Breakout Sessions and Panels

Below is a list of Mike Foley’s list of VMworld 2018 US vSphere security sessions to attend. More details in his blog HERE.

  • Meet the vSphere Experts Panel [VIN3032PU]
  • Mitigating CPU Security Vulnerabilities – A look at vSphere Mitigations [SAI3770BU]
  • ESXi Security – A Step Ahead [VIN2762BU]
  • vSphere Security Deep Dive: Supporting TPM and Virtual TPM 2.0 [VIN1303BU]
  • Deep Dive: Supporting Microsoft Virtualization-Based Security with vSphere [VIN1304BU]
  • CPU Security Vulnerabilities Q&A Panel [SAI4777PU]
  • vSphere Platform Security Update [VIN1305BU]

 

Partner Security Session

NOTE: THESE SESSIONS ARE FOR VMware PARTNERS ONLY

 

Security Focused Expert-Led Hands on Labs

 

Lots of expert-led Hands-on Labs (HOLs) focused on security this year. Be sure to sign up as these lab spaces go quickly. Below is a list of security focused labs in the following technology areas.

MORE DETAILS ON THESE HANDS-ON LABS HERE

 Network Security HOLs

  • VMware NSX Data Center for Security – DFW and Micro-Segmentation Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Advanced Consumption Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Whiteboard Workshop Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Operations & Troubleshooting Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware vRealize Network Insight – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE

Data Center Security HOLs

  • VMware vSphere Security – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • Secure Data Center Endpoints with VMware AppDefense Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.7 Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware vSphere 6.7 – Performance Diagnostics and Benchmarking Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE

End User Security HOLs

  • VMware Horizon 7 – Security, Operations and Troubleshooting Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise – Advanced Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Workspace ONE UEM with Application and Access Management Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Workspace ONE – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Workspace ONE UEM – Identity Management Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Workspace ONE UEM – Windows 10 Management Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE

Cloud Security HOLs

  • VMware NSX Cloud – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE
  • VMware Integrated OpenStack & NSX Integration – Getting Started Workshop – ADD TO SCHEDULE

IoT Security HOL

 

Security Focused Self-Paced Hands-on Labs

Lots of Hands-on Labs (HoLs) focused on security this year. Be sure to check back frequently to sign up as these lab spaces go quickly. Below is a list of security focused labs in the following technology areas.

MORE DETAILS ON THESE HANDS-ON LABS HERE

Networking Security HoLs

  • VMware NSX Data Center for Security – DFW and Micro-Segmentation – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Challenge Lab – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Multi-Site & DR Deployments with SRM – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Advanced Consumption – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center Operations, Troubleshooting, and API Consumption – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center – Getting Started – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere – Getting Started – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere Operations and Troubleshooting – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud – Getting Started – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • VMware vRealize Network Insight – Getting Started – ADD TO FAVORITES
  • Palo Alto Networks VM-Series on NSX – Next-Gen Security for your SDDC – ADD TO FAVORITES

Data Center Security HoLs

Cloud Security HoLs

End User Security HoLs

IoT Security HoLs

 

 

Training and Certification

Special VMworld 2018 Offers

Take advantage of these discounts:

  • Unique, two-day instructor-led trainings designed to prepare you for our most popular certifications (offered the weekend before VMworld).
  • Save 25% off On Demand courses which let you train when and where it’s convenient for you.
  • Save 25% off a Premium Subscription to the VMware Learning Zone (our 24/7 training hub)
  • Save 50% off VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification exams taken at VMworld.

Learn more at https://www.vmware.com/education-services/vmworld2018us.html

 

 

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Christopher Campbell  – Director, Solutions Product Marketing

Networking & Security

Twitter @ChrisLCampbell