Pearson-Comp-Sec-Fund-Complete : Pearson Computer Security Fundamentals Course and Labs

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Pearson Computer Security Fundamentals Course and Labs
ISBN : 9781616913656
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Understand fundamentals of computer security with the Computer Security Fundamentals course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The study guide covers the Web security concepts and principles that improves your skills of preventing network from threats. This course is for system administrators who are not security experts or anyone who has a working knowledge of computers and wishes to know more about IT security and information security.

Here's what you will get

Lessons
Lessons
16+
Quizzes
246+
Flashcards
171+
Glossary of terms
171+
Test prep
Pre-assessment Questions
105+
Post-Assessment Questions
100+
Lab
Performance based lab
43+

Here's what you will learn

  • Introduction
  • How Seriously Should You Take Threats to Network Security?
  • Identifying Types of Threats
  • Assessing the Likelihood of an Attack on Your Network
  • Basic Security Terminology
  • Concepts and Approaches
  • How Do Legal Issues Impact Network Security?
  • Online Security Resources
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Network Basics
  • How the Internet Works
  • History of the Internet
  • Basic Network Utilities
  • Other Network Devices
  • Advanced Network Communications Topics
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • How Internet Fraud Works
  • Identity Theft
  • Cyber Stalking
  • Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Crime
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • DoS
  • Illustrating an Attack
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Viruses
  • Trojan Horses
  • The Buffer-Overflow Attack
  • The Sasser Virus/Buffer Overflow
  • Spyware
  • Other Forms of Malware
  • Detecting and Eliminating Viruses and Spyware
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Basic Terminology
  • The Reconnaissance Phase
  • Actual Attacks
  • Malware Creation
  • Penetration Testing
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • What Is Industrial Espionage?
  • Information as an Asset
  • Real-World Examples of Industrial Espionage
  • How Does Espionage Occur?
  • Steganography Used in Industrial Espionage
  • Phone Taps and Bugs
  • Protecting Against Industrial Espionage
  • Industrial Espionage Act
  • Spear Phishing
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Cryptography Basics
  • History of Encryption
  • Modern Methods
  • Public Key (Asymmetric) Encryption
  • PGP
  • Legitimate Versus Fraudulent Encryption Methods
  • Digital Signatures
  • Hashing
  • MAC and HMAC
  • Steganography
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Cryptography Used on the Internet
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Virus Scanners
  • Firewalls
  • Antispyware
  • IDS
  • Digital Certificates
  • SSL/TLS
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Wi-Fi Security
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • What Is a Policy?
  • Defining User Policies
  • Defining System Administration Policies
  • Defining Access Control
  • Developmental Policies
  • Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures
  • Data Classification
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Important Laws
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Basics of Assessing a System
  • Securing Computer Systems
  • Scanning Your Network
  • Getting Professional Help
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Actual Cases of Cyber Terrorism
  • Weapons of Cyber Warfare
  • Economic Attacks
  • Military Operations Attacks
  • General Attacks
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisitions (SCADA)
  • Information Warfare
  • Actual Cases
  • Future Trends
  • Defense Against Cyber Terrorism
  • Terrorist Recruiting and Communication
  • TOR and the Dark Web
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • General Searches
  • Court Records and Criminal Checks
  • Usenet
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • General Guidelines
  • Finding Evidence on the PC
  • Finding Evidence in System Logs
  • Getting Back Deleted Files
  • Operating System Utilities
  • The Windows Registry
  • Mobile Forensics: Cell Phone Concepts
  • The Need for Forensic Certification
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Additional Types of Forensics
  • Summary

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Creating a DoS attack scenario
  • Installing Trojan virus
  • Installing Cain & Abel
  • Using Cain & Abel
  • Using data encryption recovery agent
  • Encrypting and decrypting using CrypTool
  • Using AES encryption and decryption
  • Running and installing HashCalc
  • Installing and using MD5 calculator
  • Updating Windows Defender
  • Using anti-malware scanner
  • Configuring antivirus server application
  • Verifying Windows Firewall and examining inbound rules
  • Creating an inbound rule
  • Configuring Windows firewall settings
  • Installing an intrusion detection tool
  • Running snort tool
  • Rerunning Snort tool
  • Editing snort configuration file
  • Creating folder and rules file in snort folder
  • Requesting user certificates
  • Configuring IPSec
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Configuring connection security rules
  • Creating policy for guest account
  • Configuring password policy
  • Configuring Local Security Policy
  • Analyzing OWASP ZAP
  • Using netcat to verify network service
  • Scanning the PC for unsigned device drivers
  • Scanning the URI using Vega
  • Running Windows security related commands
  • Adding counters
  • Running the MBSA tool
  • Examining Computer Management
  • Creating account in Shodan
  • Managing cases using OSForensics
  • Configuring and scanning recent activity
  • Creating a drive image
  • Creating Index
  • Recovering deleted files
  • Managing services
  • Running the Windows commands