IT Security Foundations: Core Concepts

IT Security Foundations: Core Concepts
IT Security Foundations: Core Concepts
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 1h 35m | 267 MB

Computing and internet security are everyone’s business, but it’s especially critical for information technology specialists. Learning the core concepts of operating-system and network-level security helps avoid ongoing threats and eliminate system vulnerabilities. These topics are also key components of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). This beginner-level, Windows-based course covers core security concepts and introduces risks such as social engineering, malware, and spyware as it prepares you for exam 98-367. IT Security Foundations series creator Lisa Bock also goes over some basic wireless security best practices, tips for beefing up browser security, and techniques for implementing encryption.

Topics include:

  • Differentiate between risks and threats.
  • Explain how to avoid worms and viruses.
  • Define cookies, and explain how they preserve user information.
  • Cite the differences between public and private key encryption.
  • Identify ways to minimize the attack surface.
Table of Contents

1 Tech savvy, tech safe
2 Prepare for MTA Exam 98-367
3 Keeping information safe
4 Managing risk
5 Avoiding scam artists
6 Analyzing the attack surface
7 Modeling threats
8 Explaining viruses and worms
9 Eliminating unwanted surveillance
10 Holding data hostage
11 Stopping the imposters
12 Getting in the backdoor
13 Overflowing the buffer
14 Exploiting the unknown
15 Using secure websites
16 Accepting cookies
17 Blocking malicious content
18 Avoiding browser threats
19 Securing your Wi-Fi
20 Sharing a secret
21 Concealing your access point
22 Protecting mobile devices
23 Keeping data private
24 Understanding cryptography
25 Email security
26 Next steps