Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Mitigating network threats, part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 7 Managing the Network.
- Network threats happen.…It's just a way of life.…So, you're never going to stop them cold.…The idea is to mitigate them as much as possible.…So let's talk about mitigating threats to your network.…To do that, there's really four big areas.…Number one, is Training and Awareness.…You'd be amazed how much a little bit of training…for your users will go in terms of preventing people…from doing dumb things, like opening up phishing emails,…or coming into the office and plugging in…their own rogue wireless access point.…
People just need to know about this stuff,…they need to be aware of these things.…I don't care, all the anti-privacy screens…and anti-malware and door locks in the world…aren't going to beat ignorance.…So, good training will go a long way.…Second is Patch Management.…Now what we're talking about here…is that all operating systems and also even router firmware…and things like that, they get updated, a lot.…It's important for us to take advantage of these updates.…
Now there's a lot of issues with updating,…
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Skill Level Intermediate
1. Managing Risk
2. Protecting Your Network
3. Network Monitoring
4. Network Troubleshooting
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