SKILL BENCHMARK

Security Analyst to Security Architect Literacy

  • 22m
  • 22 questions
Security Analyst to Security Architect Literacy benchmark will measure if a learner has had some exposure and practice with security analyst principles. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have literacy in some areas of security analytics, can participate in IT security discussions, and can understand the advice of more advanced security analyst practitioners.

Topics covered

  • centrally apply security settings to mobile devices
  • configure Amazon Web Services to use multifactor authentication
  • configure a VPN to protect data in motion
  • configure file encryption to protect data at rest
  • describe account management actions that secure the environment
  • describe the importance of securing mobile devices
  • explain how centralized mobile device control can secure the environment
  • harden web browsers and servers to use TLS
  • identify and prioritize risks
  • implement security controls to mitigate risk
  • list best practices related to IT security auditing
  • recognize digital assets that have value to the organization along with related threats
  • recognize encryption techniques use to protect data
  • recognize how HTTP session management can affect security
  • recognize how security is applied to applications from design to use
  • scan hosts for security weaknesses from Linux
  • scan hosts for security weaknesses from Windows
  • specify actions used when dealing with security incidents
  • use file hashing to detect modifications
  • use Group Policy to enable file system auditing
  • use Group Policy to implement user account hardening
  • view a packet capture to identify suspicious activity