Security Fundamentals

Code: 98-367

Exam 98-367 - Security Fundamentals

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Microsoft Training 40367 -Security Fundamentals

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Understand security layers (25–30%)

  • Understand core security principles
    • Confidentiality; integrity; availability; how threat and risk impact principles; principle of least privilege; social engineering; attack surface
  • Understand physical security
    • Site security; computer security; removable devices and drives; access control; mobile device security; disable Log On Locally; keyloggers
  • Understand Internet security
    • Browser settings; zones; secure websites
  • Understand wireless security
    • Advantages and disadvantages of specific security types; keys; service set identifiers (SSIDs); MAC filters

Preparation resources

  • Windows Server 2008 in an organization's defense in depth strategy
  • Secure Windows Server
  • Using Windows Server 2008: Controlling communication with the Internet

Understand operating system security (30–35%)

  • Understand user authentication
    • Multifactor; smart cards; Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS); Public Key Infrastructure (PKI); understand the certificate chain; biometrics; Kerberos and time skew; use Run As to perform administrative tasks; password reset procedures
  • Understand permissions
    • File; share; registry; Active Directory; NT file system (NTFS) versus file allocation table (FAT); enable or disable inheritance; behavior when moving or copying files within the same disk or on another disk; multiple groups with different permissions; basic permissions and advanced permissions; take ownership; delegation
  • Understand password policies
    • Password complexity; account lockout; password length; password history; time between password changes; enforce by using Group Policies; common attack methods
  • Understand audit policies
    • Types of auditing; what can be audited; enable auditing; what to audit for specific purposes; where to save audit information; how to secure audit information
  • Understand encryption
    • Encrypting file system (EFS); how EFS-encrypted folders impact moving/copying files; BitLocker (To Go); TPM; software-based encryption; MAIL encryption and signing and other uses; virtual private network (VPN); public key/private key; encryption algorithms; certificate properties; certificate services; PKI/certificate services infrastructure; token devices
  • Understand malware
    • Buffer overflow; worms; Trojans; spyware

Preparation resources

  • Windows authentication
  • Password policy
  • Audit policies

Understand network security (20–25%)

  • Understand dedicated firewalls
    • Types of hardware firewalls and their characteristics; why to use a hardware firewall instead of a software firewall; SCMs and UTMs; stateful versus stateless inspection
  • Understand Network Access Protection (NAP)
    • Purpose of NAP; requirements for NAP
  • Understand network isolation
    • Virtual local area networks (VLANs); routing; honeypot; perimeter networks; network address translation (NAT); VPN; IPsec; server and domain isolation
  • Understand protocol security
    • Protocol spoofing; IPsec; tunneling; DNSsec; network sniffing; common attack methods

Preparation resources

  • Windows Firewall
  • Network Access Protection
  • IPsec

Understand security software (15–20%)

  • Understand client protection
    • Antivirus; User Account Control (UAC); keep client operating system and software updated; encrypt offline folders, software restriction policies
  • Understand email protection
    • Antispam, antivirus, spoofing, phishing, and pharming; client versus server protection; Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records; PTR records
  • Understand server protection
    • Separation of services; hardening; keep server updated; secure dynamic Domain Name System (DNS) updates; disable unsecure authentication protocols; Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODC); separate management VLAN; Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

Preparation resources

  • What's new for operating system hardening and integrity for Windows Server 2008
  • Software restriction policies
  • What's new for server protection in Windows Server 2008

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Attend Online
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-24 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-24 17:00
Mid-Town New York City (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-14 09:00 to 2018-03-16 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Northern New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)

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