Join Lisa Bock for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing for MTA Exam 98-367, part of Foundations of IT Security: Core Concepts.
- The Microsoft Technology Associate, or MTA, is an introductory Microsoft certification. The three main categories include IT infrastructure, database, and developer. This course covers material under the IT infrastructure security fundamentals domain, and will provide a broad range of essential technical concepts, such as security layers, network and operating system security, and security software.
Taking an MTA exam is an excellent entry point into a future career in technology. For more specific information on how this course aligns with sections of the MTA security fundamentals domain, please see the handout provided in the exercise files.
Note: This course maps to a number of the exam topics on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals 98-367 certification exam and is recommended test prep viewing.
- Evaluating risks, threats, and vulnerabilities
- Minimizing the attack surface
- Avoiding worms and viruses
- Protecting your system from spyware
- Making web browsers more secure
- Securing wireless transmissions
- Encrypting files, folders, and drives
- Using virtual private networks