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Security Fundamentals: Core Security

Security Fundamentals: Core Security

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One of the building blocks of successful IT security practices is a fundamental understanding of security layers. Explore some of the main core concepts in IT security.

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Security Fundamentals: Core Security

  • recognize the characteristics of confidentiality
  • recognize the characteristics of integrity
  • recognize the characteristics of availability
  • distinguish risk management strategies
  • recognize the characteristics of the least privilege principle
  • identify techniques for avoiding social engineering
  • distinguish between the different components of attack surfaces
  • describe the use of the new threat modeling tool
  • identify characteristics of site security
  • distinguish between the equipment used for securing computers
  • identify the security challenges of removable devices and drives
  • distinguish between the different technologies for securing mobile devices
  • identify characteristics of keyloggers
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    Expertise Level