• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description
This secure operations and maintenance course introduces best practices for server hardening and is designed for the NICE Workforce roles “Network Operations Specialist” and “Systems Security Analyst”, and “System Administrator”. All objectives align with the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), NIST 800-53 v5, and NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK guidelines.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills required to apply best practices for server hardening, including:

  • Minimizing unnecessary privileges and functionality
  • Being current with dependencies and server software
  • Protecting connections and data in transit

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.