Chapter 3

Securing Virtualized, Distributed, and Shared Computing

The Following CompTIA CASP Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 1.2 Distinguish and select among different types of virtualized, distributed, and shared computing
    • Advantages and disadvantages of virtualizing servers and minimizing physical space requirements
    • VLAN
    • Securing virtual environments, appliances, and equipment
    • Vulnerabilities associated with a single physical server hosting multiple companies’ virtual machines
    • Vulnerabilities associated with a single platform hosting multiple companies’ virtual machines
    • Secure use of on-demand or elastic cloud computing
    • Provisioning
    • De-provisioning
    • Data remnants
    • Vulnerabilities associated with co-mingling of hosts with different ...

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