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Certiport IT Specialist Network Security

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The Certiport IT Specialist Network Security certification course covers foundational and advanced networking security concepts.
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Certiport empowers millions worldwide with Industry-recognised IT and digital skills certifications.

Embark on a game-changing journey with the Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course — a certification that transforms IT enthusiasts into experts. This course, designed for aspiring professionals and IT enthusiasts, actively engages students in delving deep into the realm of network security. It’s an ideal certification for those aiming to strengthen their IT skill set, particularly suited for roles such as system administrators, cybersecurity analysts, and network engineers, offering a key to unlocking new career horizons.

Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course delves into the intricacies of Network Security. From fundamental principles to advanced concepts, participants gain proficiency in Authentication, Authorisation, Accounting, and adeptly safeguarding servers and clients. This course serves as a crucial resource, equipping learners with a sturdy foundation in operating system security, network, and device security, along with best practices for secure computing.

Certiport IT Specialist Network Security certification is designed for professionals in roles such as system administrators, network engineers, and cybersecurity analysts to actively position themselves for success in the dynamic field of cybersecurity. Acquiring skills in software development, database administration, and network security actively unlocking doors to diverse job opportunities. The Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course actively prepares you for a dynamic and rewarding career in the ever-evolving field of information technology.

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The Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course empowers individuals with comprehensive understanding of IT, foundational security knowledge, and practical application across diverse domains, and preparing them to address contemporary challenges in the rapidly evolving IT landscape.

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    Certiport IT Specialist Network Security

    What will I learn?

    What skills you'll gain from the Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course.

    • Understand core security principles for network protection.
    • Expertise in safeguarding servers and clients through diverse security layers.
    • Secure operating systems against vulnerabilities and threats.
    • Master secure communication, intrusion prevention, and monitoring.
    • Secure servers and clients using effective measures and protocols.
    • Apply core principles to real-world scenarios for effective problem-solving.
    • Develop disciplined approaches for a secure computing environment.

    Our comprehensive Certiport IT Specialist Network Security certification is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to confidently pass their Certiport IT Specialist Network Security exam.

    Certiport IT Specialist Network Security

    Global Knowledge: Certified IT Specialists in Network Security experience an average salary increase of up to 20%.

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    Certiport IT Specialist Network Security course details

    Certiport actively establishes industry standards through rigorous certifications examining hands-on performance rather than memorised knowledge. For over three decades, their global experience administering exams and engaging with employers continually shapes progressive evolution addressing changing workforce needs.
    • Exam Codes: ITSPC-NET-SEC
    • Number of Questions: 35-45 questions
    • Length of Test: 50 minutes
    • Passing Score: 700
    • Testing Provider: Pearson VUE
    IT Specialist Network Security

    Lessons 1: Introduction
    • Course Opening: How to Study
    Lessons 2: Understanding Security Layers
    • Introducing Core Security Principles
    • Understanding Physical Security as the First Line of Defense
    • Performing Threat Modeling
    • Skill Summary
    • Business Case Scenarios
    • Workplace Ready
    Lessons 3: Understanding Authentication, Authorisation, and Accounting
    • 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
    Lessons 4: Understanding Security Policies
    • Understanding Information Security Policies and Their Types
    • Using Password Policies to Enhance Security
    • Protecting Domain User Account Passwords
    • Skill Summary
    • Business Case Scenarios
    • Workplace Ready
    Lessons 5: Understanding Network Security
    • Using Dedicated Firewalls to Protect a Network
    • Using Isolation to Protect the Network
    • Protecting Data with Protocol Security
    • Understanding Denial‐of‐Service (DoS) Attacks
    • Skill Summary
    • Business Case Scenarios
    • Workplace Ready
    Lessons 6: Protecting the Server and Client
    • 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

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