98-367 : MTA - Security Fundamentals

MTA - Security Fundamentals
ISBN : 978-1-61691-174-4
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft Security Fundamentals: 98-367 exam with MTA Security Fundamentals course. This course focuses on the objectives covered in the 98-367 exam and provides the understanding of security layers, operating system security, network security, and security software.


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Pre-assessments Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessments Questions


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Live Lab

Live-Lab is an add-on component. Please select it while buying the course. It is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. A live-lab has equipment such as a computer, server, switch or router in it that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

Hands on Activities

Understanding Core Security Principles

Understanding Malware and Social Engineering

Understanding User Authentication

Securing Access with Permissions

Using Audit Policies and Network Auditing

Protecting Clients and Servers

Protecting a Network

Understanding Wireless Security

Understanding Physical Security

Enforcing Confidentiality with Encryption

Understanding Certificates and a PKI

Understanding Internet Explorer Security

Appendix A

Exam Information

The MTA: Security Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-367. This certification is targeted to those professionals who want to prove their caliber in fundamental concepts of security and management.

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • IA Technician
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • IT Security Specialist
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 127

Pricing may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
What is the format of the exam?
Active screens, Best answers, Build list, Case study, and so on.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
45 minutes
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 98-367, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Understanding Core Security Principles

  • Overview
  • Understanding Risk
  • Exploring the Security Triad
  • Implementing a Defense-in-Depth Security Strategy
  • Enforcing the Principle of Least Privilege
  • Hardening a Server
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Understanding Malware and Social Engineering

  • Overview
  • Comparing Malware
  • Protecting Against Malware
  • Thwarting Social-Engineering Attacks
  • Protecting Email
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Understanding User Authentication

  • Overview
  • Comparing the Three Factors of Authentication
  • Using Passwords for Authentication
  • Using Smart Cards and Token Devices for Authentication
  • Using Biometrics for Authentication
  • Starting Applications with Run As Administrator
  • Preventing Time Skew with Kerberos
  • Identifying RADIUS Capabilities
  • Identifying Unsecure Authentication Protocols
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Securing Access with Permissions

  • Overview
  • Comparing NTFS Permissions
  • Exploring Share Permissions
  • Identifying Active Directory Permissions
  • Assigning Registry Permissions
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Using Audit Policies and Network Auditing

  • Overview
  • Exploring Audit Policies
  • Enabling Auditing
  • Viewing Audit Information
  • Managing Security Logs
  • Auditing a Network with MBSA
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Protecting Clients and Servers

  • Overview
  • Understanding User Account Control
  • Keeping Systems Updated
  • Protecting Clients
  • Protecting Servers
  • Exploring DNS Security Issues
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Protecting a Network

  • Overview
  • Identifying Common Attack Methods
  • Understand Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Exploring Firewalls
  • Exploring Network Access Protection
  • Identifying Protocol Security Methods
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Understanding Wireless Security

  • Overview
  • Comparing Wireless Devices
  • Comparing Wireless Security Methods
  • Configuring Wireless Routers
  • Configuring Windows 7 for Wireless
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Understanding Physical Security

  • Overview
  • Comparing Site Security and Computer Security
  • Using Group Policy to Enhance Computer Security
  • Exploring Mobile Device Security
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Enforcing Confidentiality with Encryption

  • Overview
  • Comparing Encryption Methods
  • Securing Email
  • Understanding EFS
  • Exploring BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Understanding Certificates and a PKI

  • Overview
  • Understanding a Certificate
  • Exploring the Components of a PKI
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Understanding Internet Explorer Security

  • Overview
  • Exploring Browser Settings
  • Comparing Security Zones
  • Using IE Tools to Identify Malicious Websites
  • Review Questions

Lesson 13: Appendix A

  • Certification Objectives Map

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