Unified Security: Playbook Approach to Security

IT Security
  • 14 Videos | 51m 5s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Discover the playbook approach to security, including the security architect's approach to decision making in the era of Agile development, in this 14-video course. Explore challenges, benefits, and considerations to implementing a playbook approach. Key concepts covered here include use of automation to improve consistency for security practices; various approaches to security through playbooks; and important elements needed in a security playbook. Next, learn about the transition to playbooks and services in the cloud; examine goals and measures for success in using security playbooks; and learn some of the challenges in implementing security playbooks. You will learn about the concepts and features implemented in typical playbook tools; how to install Ansible and remotely execute commands on a managed host; and how to execute a simple Ansible playbook. Continue by learning how to configure the iptables firewall by using an Ansible playbook; how to configure an intrusion prevention system (IPS) to protect a system with an Ansible playbook; and how to configure unattended upgrades with an Ansible playbook to keep a system up to date.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    describe the use of automation to improve consistency for security practices
    describe various approaches to security through playbooks
    describe the important elements needed in a security playbook
    describe the transition to playbooks and services in the cloud
    describe the goals and measures for success in using security playbooks
    describe some of the challenges in implementing security playbooks
  • describe the concepts and features implemented in typical playbook tools
    install Ansible and remotely execute commands on a managed host
    execute a simple Ansible playbook
    configure the iptables firewall using an Ansible playbook
    configure an IPS to protect a system with an Ansible playbook
    configure unattended upgrades with an Ansible playbook to keep a system up to date
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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