Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Control categories, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Cert Prep: Threats and Vulnerabilities.
- [Voiceover] Security professionals spend…their entire careers building controls…to protect organizations…against information security threats.…The effectiveness of these controls determines…how well protected the organization is against attack.…As security professionals assess their environments,…they seek to determine whether…they have sufficient controls in place…and whether those controls are functioning well enough…to meet the organization's control objectives.…It is easier to assess these characteristics…when controls are organized into logical categories.…
Most security professionals organize controls…into three groups:…Preventive, Detective, and Corrective controls.…Preventive Controls come into play…before a security incident occurs.…Their purpose is to prevent the incident…from happening in the first place.…For example, a firewall might restrict inbound connections…to an organization.…An intrusion prevention system might block traffic…to a web server that appears…to contain a SQL injection attack.…Access control systems limit access…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Understanding backdoors and logic bombs
- Defending against denial of service and password attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Detecting social engineering attacks
- Preventing wireless eavesdropping
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Deterring attacks
- Securing your network
- Scanning for and assessing threats
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 04/25/2016. What changed?
A: We updated eight movies to stay on top of the latest trends in IT security, and the latest objectives on the "Threats and Vulnerabilities" domain of the CompTIA Security+ exam.
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
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