Our firewalls allow us to keep the bad guys away from our systems but still provide for connectivity to network resources. In this video, you’ll learn about the advantages and disadvantages of hardware-based firewalls and software-based firewalls.
On a secure network, you may need more authentication methods than just a simple username and password. In this video, you’ll learn about multi-factor authentication methods such as smart cards, tokens, and even your mobile phone.
A common forensics method is to gather an image of an entire system. In this video, you’ll learn about system images, and some of the hardware and software tools available to make an image.
Cloud computing has changed the way we think about application security. In this video, you’ll learn how network security is applied to this new generation of applications.
What kind of malicious software falls into the category of “annoying” software that doesn’t cause serious operational problems?
You’re configuring Windows 7 to build a RAID array from a series of drives. Which of these would not be a characteristic of software-based RAID arrays?
AppLocker is a new application management and control mechanism that is specific to Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise. In this video, you’ll learn how AppLocker differs from software restriction policies and how to configure and implement AppLocker policies on your network.
If you need to manage and control application use on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, then you need software restriction policies. In this video, you’ll learn how to use Group Policies to restrict application use and how to build hash rules, certificate rules, path rules, network zone rules, and default rules.
There are a number of important security components that should be part of our normal computer use. In this video, you’ll learn the fundamentals of communicating securely over the network and using the Windows Firewall to protect your computer from attack.
Troubleshooting a faulty device driver can quickly become a lesson in frustration. In this video, you’ll learn how to use Windows Device Manager to install device driver, uninstall device drivers, and manage the operation of your devices.