This online clinic provides students with introductory knowledge and skills essential for the design and implementation of a secure computing environment. It also provides students with prescriptive guidance on security update management and best practices for implementing security on Microsoft Windows® server and client computers. Audience:IT Pro
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
Establish the business case for security.
Apply the Security Risk Management Discipline (SRMD).
Use multiple layers of defense to minimize the possibility of successful attacks against an organization.
Respond effectively to security incidents.
Describe specific attack scenarios and implement measures to combat them.
Implement best practices for maximizing the security of a networked environment.
Use patch management tools and processes to implement. a patch management in their organizations.
Understand the basic server security principles.
Use active directory objects to manage server security.
Apply the Windows 2003 Security Guide templates for server hardening.
Manage domain controller policy settings.
Harden infrastructure servers by using service startup settings.
Understand the requirements for securing client computers in different server environments.
Implement best practices for clients in high-security environments.
Increase security for stand-alone clients.
Use Software Restriction Policies to manage application security for computers in an organization.
Modules & Lessons
Essentials of Security
Welcome to Essentials of Security
Business Case for Security
Security Risk Management
Defense in Depth
Security Incident Response
10 Immutable Laws of Security
Implementing Security Update Management
Welcome to Implementing Security Update Management
Update Management Overview
Update Management Process
Update Management Tools
Implementing Server Security on Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003
Welcome to Implementing Server Security on Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003
Introduction to Securing Servers
Core Server Security
Active Directory Security
Hardening Member Servers
Hardening Domain Controllers
Hardening Servers for Specific Roles
Hardening Stand-Alone Servers
Implementing Client Security on Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Welcome to Implementing Client Security on Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Core Client Security
Defense Against Malicious Software
Securing Clients with Active Directory
Using Group Policy to Secure Clients
Software Restriction Policy
Local Group Policy Settings for Stand-Alone Clients
To view this course, you need:
A Pentium II, 256 MB RAM with a processor speed greater than or equal to 400 MHZ
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Adobe Flash 7.0 or higher (1MB disk space needed to install)
Microsoft Silverlight 4.0 or higher
Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0 or higher
Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 or higher
A Super VGA monitor with minimum screen resolution 1024x768, with 16-bit color.
A sound card, and either speakers or headphones (for multi-media audio).
Internet bandwidth of 56K or faster. Broadband internet access is recommended.
For courses containing Virtual Server-based labs (courses in the IT Professional and Developer Catalog), you will need:
Microsoft Virtual Server ActiveX control (1MB disk space needed to install)