• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn about application security patching, security misconfiguration and excessive attack surface, as well as insufficient logging and monitoring. You will also learn best practices for logging and different ways to defend the Operating System, Web Server, and the database.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to identify security best practices for operations and maintenance, including:

  • Using a secure patching process
  • Identifying and mitigating security misconfigurations
  • Providing sufficient logging and monitoring mechanisms, especially for critical security events

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Development
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management