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College of Professional Studies
Prof Studies-Cybersecurity (PSCS)
PSCS
4103
Securing Operating Systems
Securing Operating Systems
Fall 2015
4
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Lecture
Seminar
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25

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The security techniques and technologies integrated into Microsoft operating systems, which are a frequent target of attacks; primary threats and protection mechanisms developed by Microsoft and others; tools used to defend against known risks and vulnerabilities; client and server operating systems, OS hardening, application security, and Active Directory.
- Understand and implement cybersecurity requirements - Protect and effectively defend computer networks against malicious activities - Explain the differences between Windows clients and Windows servers - Discuss the nature of Windows vulnerabilities and how they are used to decrease a security posture - Understand basic Windows protection mechanisms such as layered security, authentication and access controls - Configure Microsoft Group Policy to protect Windows operating systems - Install and configure Windows desktop firewalls and harden a Windows operating system to prepare it for deployment in a production environment
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