Security Pro

Certification Objectives
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Security Pro
 Certification Objectives

Identity Management and Authentication

Manage Identity

  • Manage Windows Local and Domain Users and Groups
  • Manage Linux Users and Groups
  • Manage Active Directory OUs

Harden Authentication

  • Configure Account Policies
  • Manage account password
  • Secure Default and local accounts
  • Configure and Link Group Policy Objects (GPO)

Physical and Network Security

Harden Physical Access

  • Implement Physical Security
  • Install and Configure a Security Appliance
  • Install and Configure a Firewall
  • Create and Configure a Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
  • Configure Network Address Translation (NAT)

Harden Network Devices

  • Configure and Access a Switch
  • Configure and Access a Wireless Network
  • Configure and Access a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Harden a Wireless Network
  • Configure Router Security
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security.
  • Create and Connect to a Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN)

Host and Application Defenses

Harden Computer Systems

  • Configure File system Inheritance
  • Configure Anti-virus Protection
  • Configure NTFS Permissions
  • Configure Windows Update

Implement Application Defenses

  • Implement Application Whitelisting
  • Implement Data Execution Prevention (DEP)
  • Configure Web Application Security
  • Configure Email Filters and Settings
  • Configure Browser Settings

Implement Virtualization

  • Create Virtual Machines
  • Create Virtual Switches

Data Security

Protect and Maintain Data files

  • Perform data backups and recovery
  • Implement redundancy

Implement Encryption Technologies

  • Encrypt Data Communications
  • Encrypt Files
  • Manage Certificates

Audits and Security Assessments

Implement Logging and Auditing

  • Configure Advanced Audit Policy
  • Enable Device Logs

Assessment Techniques

  • Implement Intrusion Detection
  • Identify Social Engineering
  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Analyze Network Attacks
  • Analyze Password Attacks

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