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SIEM – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

SIEM – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 17, 2017

SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) is an important part of any security strategy. In this video, you'll learn how a SIEM can be used to gather and report on syslog data from all of your infrastructure devices. << Previous Video: Access Points

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Access Points – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Access Points – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 17, 2017

Your wireless network requires as much security (or more) than your wired network. In this video, you'll learn about access points, wireless security considerations, frequency use, and antenna coverage. << Previous Video: Load Balancers Next: SIEM >>

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Load Balancers – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Load Balancers – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 17, 2017

If you are securing a server farm, then you probably manage a group of load balancers. In this video, you'll learn about active/active and active/passive load balancing. << Previous Video: Proxies Next: Access Points >>

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Proxies – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Proxies – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 17, 2017

Proxies have been used a security technology for many years. In this video, you'll learn why proxies maintain this longevity, and you'll learn the differences between a forward proxy, reverse proxy, and open proxy. << Previous Video: Router and Switch Security Next: Load Balancers >>

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Router and Switch Security – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Router and Switch Security – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 16, 2017

Your routers are switches connect to everything in the network, so they are prime targets for exploitation. In this video, you’ll learn about router ACLs, network access control, flood guards, and much more. << Previous Video: Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Next: Proxies >>

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Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 16, 2017

If you want to stop an unwanted attack, then you’ll want to include an IPS as part of your defense-in-depth strategy. In this video, you’ll learn about intrusion detection systems and intrusion prevention systems, and you’ll learn how they work in both out-of-band and in-band response configurations. << Previous Video: VPN Concentrators Next: Router and…

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VPN Concentrators – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

VPN Concentrators – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 16, 2017

A virtual private network (VPN) is a valuable security technique that’s commonly used to protect data sent across insecure networks. In this video, you’ll learn about VPN technologies, types of VPN implementations, and how IPsec protocols are used to protect your data at the packet level. << Previous Video: Firewalls Next: Network Intrusion Detection and…

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Firewalls – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

Firewalls – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 2.1

| November 16, 2017

If you have a network connection or operating system, then you certainly have a firewall. In this video, you’ll learn about firewall states, application-aware firewalls, and how to evaluate a firewall ruleset. << Previous Video: Vulnerability Types Next: VPN Concentrators >>

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Professor Messer’s Security+ Study Group – November 2017

Professor Messer’s Security+ Study Group – November 2017

| November 15, 2017

Professor Messer's Security+ Course Notes: Click here to see how you can own all of my Security+ notes with my 36-page downloadable PDF Course Notes. Online Security+ Live Labs: The Security+ exam includes performance-based questions, so getting hands-on experience is more important than ever. Instead of building your own lab, the gtslearning Live Labs provide…

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Vulnerability Types – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 1.6

Vulnerability Types – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 1.6

| November 12, 2017

A vulnerability scan can identify many different vulnerability types. In this video, you’ll learn some of the most common types of vulnerabilities. << Previous Video: Vulnerability Scanning Next: Firewalls >>

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