Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications
Learn the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Microsoft Windows operating system.
This course focuses on new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Particular emphasis is placed on Windows XP, Vista, and 7 on the desktop, and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 versions. The course highlights how to use tools and techniques to decrease risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications. The course also covers more information on Microsoft Windows OS hardening, application security, and incident management.
In addition to premium instructional content from Jones & Bartlett Learning's comprehensive Information Systems Security and Assurance (ISSA) curriculum, this course provides access to a customized "virtual sandbox" learning environment that aggregates an unparalleled spectrum of cybersecurity applications. Providing instant, unscheduled access to labs from the convenience of a web-browser, this course allows you to practice "white hat" hacking on a real IT infrastructure—these are not simulations. Winner of the "Security Training and Educational Programs" top prize at the prestigious 2013 Global Excellence Awards by Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, these labs provide valuable exposure to complex, real world challenges and over 200 hours of training exercises on how hackers and perpetrators use these applications and tools.
This course covers content within the following industry certification exams:
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - five content domains covered
- Security + - four content domains covered
- System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) - six content domains covered
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - seven content domains covered
- 8570.01 - four content domains covered