70-298 : MCSE - Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network

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The Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including create the logical design for an active directory infrastructure and a network services Infrastructure and Create the physical design for an active directory and network infrastructure.
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MCSE - Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003...

Here's what you will get

The Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network is part of Microsoft's Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 which comprises of six exams. It is an optional piece to the certification.

The certification is targeted at professionals involved with analyzing the business requirements and design and implement the infrastructure solutions for business based on the Microsoft Windows OS clients and Windows 2003 Server operating systems. The exam covers analysing the organizational requirements for securing data, predict threats to your network from internal and external sources, design forest and domain trust models, design IP filtering, and design user authentication for a Web site by using certificates.

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Exercises
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Quizzes
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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The MCSE - Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 and certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have at least one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in environments that have particular characteristics. Click here for more details.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 70%

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 certificationexam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least a 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time. Click here for more information.
What is the validity of the certification? The Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network exam will retire on 31st July 2013. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-298, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003 certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Systems engineers
  • Technical support engineers
  • Systems analysts
  • Network analysts
  • Technical consultants

Here's what you will learn

  • Analyze business requirements for designing secu...administration structure and security practices.
  • Design a framework for designing and implementin...works; Design a process for recovering services.
  • Analyze technical constraints when designing sec...mitations; Analyze interoperability constraints.
  • Design a public key infrastructure (PKI) that us...iting processes; Design security for CA servers.
  • Design a logical authentication strategy. Object... account and password requirements for security.
  • Design security for network management. Objectiv...sign security for Emergency Management Services.
  • Design a security update infrastructure. Objecti...mputers that are not at the current patch level.
  • Design network infrastructure security. Objectiv...entation; Design security for data transmission.
  • Design security for wireless networks. Objective...ign 802.1x authentication for wireless networks.
  • Design user authentication for Internet Informat...Web site by using RADIUS for IIS authentication.
  • Design security for Internet Information Service... management strategy for updating an IIS server.
  • Design security for communication between networ...n demand-dial routing between internal networks.
  • Design security for communication with external ...for cross-certification of Certificate Services.
  • Design security for servers that have specific r...y baseline security templates according to role.
  • Design an access control strategy for directory ...mission structure for directory service objects.
  • Design an access control strategy for files and ...ecovery strategy; Analyze auditing requirements.
  • Design an access control strategy for the regist...registry objects; Analyze auditing requirements.
  • Design a client authentication strategy. Objecti...lish account and password security requirements.
  • Design a security strategy for client remote acc... by using Internet Authentication Service (IAS).
  • Design a strategy for securing client computers....icting user access to operating system features.