CyberOps Windows Hardening: Windows Server Hardening Best Practices

Cybersecurity    |    Beginner
  • 16 videos | 1h 32m 41s
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Windows servers are the heart of many corporate networks and may contain sensitive company data that, if leaked or stolen by an attacker, would be catastrophic. Protecting the Windows Server assets and preventing a security compromise is an important skill for IT security professionals to master. In this course, you'll learn how to help prevent security incidents by hardening the Windows Server and reducing the attack surface. You'll learn how to follow common security best practices to lock down a Windows system by hardening user accounts, passwords, services, the file system, and common network services, such as DNS and IIS.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Outline key concepts related to windows server hardening
    Remove unneeded software from a windows server
    Disable an unneeded service on a windows server and illustrate how to modify the security context of that service
    Outline security best practices to harden windows server user accounts
    Implement a password policy to prevent dictionary attacks on a windows server
    Implement an account lockout policy on a windows server to stop brute force attacks
    Control or limit group membership on a windows server
  • Describe common techniques to secure windows server file systems
    Add additional security by customizing the user rights of a windows server
    Outline advanced steps used to harden a windows server
    Use techniques to harden windows dns servers
    Use techniques to harden windows iis web servers
    Define what is meant by auditing and interrelate it to windows server hardening
    Monitor activity using windows server auditing
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 50s
  • 4m 31s
    In this video, you will learn how to outline key concepts related to hardening Windows Server. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Removing Unnecessary Windows Server Software
    6m
    Learn how to remove unnecessary software from a Windows server. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Hardening Network Services on a Windows Server
    9m 43s
    In this video, you will disable an unneeded service on a Windows server and illustrate how to modify the security context of that service. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Windows Server User Account Hardening Best Practices
    4m 3s
    Learn how to outline security best practices to harden Windows Server user accounts. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Securing Windows Accounts with a Password Policy
    6m 47s
    In this video, you will learn how to implement a password policy to prevent dictionary attacks on a Windows server. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Configuring a Windows Server Account Lockout Policy
    6m 8s
    In this video, learn how to implement an account lockout policy on a Windows server to stop brute force attacks. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Limiting Windows Server Group Membership
    8m 38s
    Learn how to control or limit group membership on a Windows server. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Windows Server File System Hardening Techniques
    4m 54s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe common techniques for securing Windows Server file systems. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Modifying Windows Server User Rights
    6m 47s
    Learn how to add additional security by customizing the user rights of a Windows server. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Hardening Windows Servers with Additional Software
    3m 59s
    In this video, you will outline advanced steps used to secure a Windows server. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Hardening Windows DNS Servers
    4m 37s
    Learn how to use techniques to harden Windows DNS servers. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Hardening Windows IIS Web Servers
    9m 49s
    In this video, you will learn how to use techniques to harden Windows IIS web servers. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Auditing and Windows Server Hardening
    4m 28s
    In this video, find out how to define what is meant by auditing and how it relates to hardening Windows Server. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Using Auditing to Monitor Windows Server Activity
    9m 12s
    Learn how to monitor activity by using Windows Server auditing. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Course Summary
    1m 15s

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