Secure Hyper-V workloads

Security Engineer
Solution Architect
Windows Server

Learn about securing Hyper-V workloads in Windows Server, installing and configuring the Host Guardian Service (HGS), the attestation modes available with the HGS, and the creation and deployment of shielded virtual machines (VMs).

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the features and functionality of the HGS in Windows Server.
  • Describe the attestation options available with the HGS.
  • Describe shielded VMs, their creation, and their deployment.


To get the best learning experience from this module, you should have knowledge and experience of:

  • Windows Server.
  • Working with virtualization technologies.
  • Encryption technologies and concepts.