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IT Security Foundations: Network Security

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Learn how to secure an organization's network to keep your interconnected systems and data safe and prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam 98-367.


  • Securing the network
  • Prepare for MTA exam 98-367
1. Security Devices
  • Reviewing firewalls
  • Luring with honeypots
  • Keeping the OS and software updated
  • Assessing security baselines
2. Network Isolation
  • Segmenting using routers and VLANS
  • Creating server and domain isolation
  • Securing the perimeter network
  • Translating the network address
3. Avoiding Attacks
  • Comparing attack methods
  • Attacking passwords
  • Sniffing the network
  • Spoofing protocols
  • Poison the ARP cache
  • Challenge: Password strength
  • Solution: Password strength
4. Using Secure Protocols
  • Securing DNS
  • Securing Internet Protocol
  • Protecting DHCP
5. Client Protection
  • Using antivirus
  • User Account Control (UAC)
  • Encrypting folders and files
  • Setting software restriction policies
  • Using the principle of least privilege
  • Encrypting data in transit
6. Physical Security
  • Protecting buildings
  • Securing hardware
  • Controlling access
  • Challenge: Physical security requirements
  • Solution: Physical security requirements
  • What's next

Taught by

Lisa Bock


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