In this course you will learn to secure a network, weather it's Enterprise or SOHO.
The course in based on over my 20 years hands on experience in IT, as a security analyst and network engineer.
Learn the 12 most important steps in securing you network, making sure you cover all the basics, but not wasting time on activities that contribute little.
Step 1- Write a Security Policy
Step 2 - Educate End Users & IT Staff
Step 3 - Implement Physical Security
Step 4 - Implement Perimeter Security
Step 5 - Use Good Password Management
Step 6 - Eliminate Unnecessary Services
Step 7 - Implement Good Patch Management
Step 8 - Implement AntiVirus Measures
Step 9 - Implement Access Control
Step 10 - Secure Data in Transit
Step 11 - IDS & IPS
Step 12 - Backup Your Data
Following a lecture on each of the steps, I provide 10 Live Demos to reinforce the lectures
Explains the importance of writing a security policy and what to include in it
Explains the importance educating Staff & what topics to educate on
Explains the importance of Physical Security & how to achieve it
Explains the importance of Perimeter Security & how to achieve it
Explains the importance of Good Password Management & how to achieve it
Includes a primer on services. Explains the importance of Eliminating Unnecessary Services & how to achieve it.
Explains the importance of Good Patch management & how to achieve it.
Explains how to achieve a good Anti-Virus stance
Explains the importance of Good Access Control & how to achieve it.
Explains the importance of Securing Data in Transit & how to achieve it.
Explains what you need to know about Intrusion Prevention Systems
Explains what you need to know about Backing up your data
Learn how to eliminate Rogue Access Points using inSSIDer from Metageek
We demonstrate basic firewall principles using the SonicWALL Security Appliance as an example
Learn how to eliminate unnecessary services using Netstat from the command prompt
Learn how to eliminate unnecessary services using the popular free tool NMAP
We demonstrate basic patch management principles using LANDesk as an example
We demonstrate basic Anti-Virus principles using the SonicWALL Security Appliance as an example
We demonstrate an example of a good enterprise Anti-Virus solution, namely McAfee EPO
We demonstrate basic VPN principles using the SonicWALL security appliance as an example
We demonstrate basic IPS principles using the SonicWALL security appliance as an example
We demonstrate an example of a good enterprise Backup solution, namely Symantec Backup Exec
Over 20 Years experience in IT.
Highly experienced, certified Network Engineer, with both technical expertise and excellent communication skills. Proven track record configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting and securing a large Network in a Data Center environment, as well a supervising employees. Expertise in configuring & troubleshooting Wireless LAN. Skilled technical writer. Telephone tech support dealing with complex security issues. Expertise in Network Security.