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Security Fundamentals: Encryption and Malware

Security Fundamentals: Encryption and Malware


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Discover client protection practices including encryption, and explore malware concepts such as viruses, spyware, worms, and adware.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.3

Lesson Objectives

Security Fundamentals: Encryption and Malware

  • identify characteristics of EFS
  • distinguish between different encryption methods
  • identify characteristics and uses of VPN and encryption algorithms
  • recognize certificate properties and services policy best practices
  • recognize characteristics of token devices
  • lock down devices to run only trusted applications
  • recognize characteristics of buffer overflow
  • distinguish between characteristics of worms, trojans, and spyware
  • understand viruses and polymorphic viruses
  • understand ransomware and adware
  • distinguish between rootkits backdoors and zero-day attacks
  • Course Number:
    it_spmtas_03_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner