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.
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