Once you understand threats, you can mitigate those threats by reducing vulnerabilities. This video covers the core tools and actions you must do as a tech to reduce threats. These tools and actions include patching software, running antimalware, and installing firewalls and intrusion detection and protection systems.
- If you want to avoid threats, … you need to keep your shells from being vulnerable, … so we need to protect our hosts … and we need to protect our networks. … We also need physical security, … but I'm going to cover that in another episode. … So, if you want to avoid threats, … you have to not be vulnerable in the first place. … So what I'm talking about in this episode … is dealing with threats by reducing vulnerabilities. … So in particular, let's start off with the important place … and where the A+ is going to concentrate on … and that's on individual hosts. … Now, if you've been watching this series, … you already know a lot of the answers … to what I'm about to say. … I'm just going to put it toget in one nice, neat place. … You guys ready? … Number one, patch your system. … Holy moly, it's so important to patch your systems. … In fact, pretty much all operating systems … automatically patch these days. … Threats come out so fast these days … that your inability to patch your system …
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