• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover client protection practices, including methods for dealing with malware, anti-virus for client protection, using UAC and explore fundamental best practices for e-mail protection.

Learning Objectives

Security Fundamentals: Client and Email Security

  • distinguish between types of malware
  • identify characteristics of viruses
  • enable and disable UAC
  • use Windows Update/Windows Server Update Service
  • encrypt offline files and folders
  • recognize benefits of software restriction policies
  • protect system against unwanted software installations
  • identify characteristics of spam filtering
  • recognize characteristics of spoofing
  • distinguish between phishing and pharming
  • identify the advantages and disadvantages of both client and server protection
  • describe how SPF records function
  • describe how PTR records function

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

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Systems Analysis