New security professionals are best suited to focus on a timely framework like Common Criteria, ISO 27001/2 or
COBIT, depending on which systems they will be evaluated against in practice. In terms of new platforms like VMware, there's more leverage in working with a currently accepted framework of controls that can be used for assessments in the here and now.
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