Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving your security posture, part of CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep (SY0-401): Threats and Vulnerabilities.
- Security controls are only effective…if they are used well.…From a security perspective, this often means…monitoring their current status,…and the logs that they generate.…Maintaining a strong security posture…consists of building secure systems,…monitoring those systems continuously,…and remediating any deficiencies detected.…Some system administrators like to handcraft their servers,…treating them as individual works of art.…This is a bad idea, because…it leads to inconsistent configurations,…and missing security controls.…
Building strong baseline configurations is an…important step in systems security.…Depending upon the approach used by your organization,…you might have written security configuration standards,…gold master images for your servers,…or have scripts used to build secure systems consistently.…Whatever approach you use, the important thing…is that you have a strong security baseline…that ensures you have consistent controls…across all of your systems.…It's a good idea to build systems…based upon best practices…
NOTE: We are now a CompTIA Content Publishing Partner. Our training prepares members to pass CompTIA certification exams and become qualified IT professionals. As such, we are able to offer CompTIA exam vouchers at a 10% discount. For more information on how to obtain this discount, please download these PDF instructions.
- 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
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.