Join Lisa Bock for an in-depth discussion in this video Network Access Protection (NAP), part of Foundations of IT Security: Network Security.
- We are only as strong as our weakest link.…A network device without appropriate protection,…such as updated patches and an active firewall,…can post a significant risk to the corporate network.…Windows Server 2008 utilizes network access protection,…which checks the status of a client's Windows updates.…Access to the network is based on the device's health.…A health registration authority is responsible…for validating and requesting a health certificate…for compliant clients.…
It forwards a certificate request…to the certifying authority on behalf of the client.…If a device is found to be non-compliant,…according to the policy created,…it may have restricted access…or even be blocked from joining the network.…Network access protection is a framework…that uses a Network Policy Server.…The Network Policy Server stores the health policies…and checks the health and status of computers.…To deploy network access protection, you must have…a network access protection health policy server,…which is a computer running Server 2008…
Note: This training maps to a number of the exam topics on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). See https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-98-367.aspx for more information.
- Implementing secure content management (SCM)
- Implementing unified threat management (UTM)
- Introducing VLANs
- NAT addressing
- Network sniffing
- Understanding common attack methods, such as password attacks
- Protecting clients with antivirus software
- Implementing physical security