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Security Fundamentals

ISBN : 9781644591024

Prepare for the Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals 98-367 certification exam with the Security Fundamentals course and lab. The lab can be mapped to any course, textbook or training, adding value and a hands-on component to training. The course and lab completely cover MTA 98-367 exam objectives and will help you master the skills required to security layers, operating system security, understand network security, and security software.

The MTA Security Fundamentals certification demonstrates fundamental security knowledge and skills of certified candidates. The MTA 98-367 exam also validates your knowledge of physical security, Internet security, operating system security, network security, and software security. The MTA Security Fundamentals certification is a new, entry-level certification designed to help individuals take the first step toward a career as an IT professional or developer.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no defined pre-requisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 127
Where do I take the exam? Microsoft
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 45 minutes
What is the passing score? 700
What is the exam's retake policy?

Here are the retake policies:

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait seven days before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A seven-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  4. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date.
  5. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an MTA exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft certifications have no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 98-367-2019, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Security Specialist
  • Senior Cyber Operations Analyst
  • Cyber Operations Intelligence Analyst
  • Course Opening: How to Study
  • Introducing Core Security Principles
  • Understanding Physical Security as the First Line of Defense
  • Performing Threat Modeling
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
  • Starting Security with Authentication
  • Introducing Directory Services with Active Directory
  • Comparing Rights and Permissions
  • Understanding NTFS
  • Sharing Drives and Folders
  • Introducing the Registry
  • Using Encryption to Protect Data
  • Understanding IPsec
  • Introducing Smart Cards
  • Configuring Biometrics, Windows Hello, and Microsoft Passport
  • Using Auditing to Complete the Security Picture
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
  • Using Password Policies to Enhance Security
  • Protecting Domain User Account Passwords
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
  • Using Dedicated Firewalls to Protect a Network
  • Using Isolation to Protect the Network
  • Protecting Data with Protocol Security
  • Understanding Denial‐of‐Service (DoS) Attacks
  • Securing the Wireless Network
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
  • Protecting the Client Computer
  • Managing Client Security Using Windows Defender
  • Protecting Your Email
  • Securing Internet Explorer
  • Configuring Microsoft Edge
  • Protecting Your Server
  • Using Security Baselines
  • Locking Down Devices to Run Only Trusted Applications
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Creating OUs in a Domain
  • Using a Hashing Algorithm
  • Moving Objects into an OU
  • Creating a GPO
  • Changing NTFS Permissions on a Folder
  • Copying Files
  • Moving Files
  • Understanding Permission Inheritance
  • Using Groups to Assign Permissions
  • Sharing a Folder
  • Encrypting a Folder with the EFS
  • Encrypting the Drive Using BitLocker
  • Performing Symmetric Encryption
  • Performing Asymmetric Encryption
  • Creating a VPN Connection
  • Configuring an IPsec Policy
  • Changing the Audit Policy
  • Modifying Kerberos Security Settings
  • Configuring the Domain Password Policy
  • Configuring the Account Lockout Policy
  • Creating a Domain User Account
  • Scanning Ports Using Nmap
  • Implementing a Packet Filter
  • Using Honeypot
  • Performing a SYN Flood Attack
  • Customizing User Account Notification Settings
  • Encrypting Offline Files
  • Controlling How Updates Are Applied
  • Scanning Using Windows Defender
  • Configuring Pop-up Blocker Settings
  • Enabling IE ESC for Administrators
  • Performing a Phishing Attack
  • Installing DHCP Server
  • Using Network Monitor
  • Performing an MBSA Scan
  • Configuring Folder Attributes