Practical security. Applying best practice to Linux and windows hardening
The name of this course is Practical security. The knowledge you will get with this indescribable online course is astonishing. Applying best practice to Linux and windows hardening.
Not only will you be able to deeply internalize the concepts, but also their application in different fields won’t ever be a problem. The instructor is Morten Nielsen, Maria Sjö, one of the very best experts in this field.
Description of this course: Practical security
Course Description This course is an introduction to how to create a secure base line for your computer systems. We will introduce the best practice advice from the Council on Cyber Security critical security controls.Going through the “first five”, we will describe why they are relevant, how you will be protected when implementing it and show you how to implement it on real systems.We have structured the course around four main parts, covering the recommendations. An introduction to the idea and the implications of each control is presented, followed by a demonstration showing how to actually implement it on your systems.The time is takes to work your way through the course, will vary according to your skill level. We aim for 5-10 hours of work – more if you decide to read up on links and other extra material supplied.You should take this course if you know some IT, but are new to the concept of security, or if you are a seasoned processional, in need of new inspiration and up-to-date information on how to implement security in your company.Note that we are currently building this course, and we expect it to be finalized ultimo January 2016.
Requirements of this course: Practical security
What are the requirements? To get the maximum benefit from the student must have basic knowledge of operating systems and command line usage. Acces to both windows and linux hosts is needed for the hand-on part. This could be either physical or virtual.
What will you learn in this course: Practical security?
What am I going to get from this course? implemented a high level of technical security to both windows and linux systems understand the security mentality needed to create a robust foundation for building secure systems
Target audience of this course: Practical security
Who is the target audience? The course is technical and requires the user to know the basics of system administration. We aim for students that are either new to the domain of implementing security on their systems, the technical savvy user who wants a hand-on guide to security, or the seasoned it administrator who wants to broaden his horizont with the current best practice recommandations.
Morten Nielsen, Maria Sjö
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