Join Lisa Bock for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing for MTA Exam 98-367, part of IT Security Foundations: 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.
- Differentiate between risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.
- Explain how to avoid worms and viruses.
- Define cookies, and explain how they preserve user information.
- Describe the WPA2 wireless security method.
- Cite the differences between public and private key encryption.
- Summarize how to use a virtual private network.
- Identify ways to minimize the attack surface.