IT Security/Host/Host

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This lesson covers host security.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the host security portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Given a scenario, select the appropriate solution to establish host security.
  • Operating system security and settings
  • OS hardening
  • Anti-malware
    • Antivirus
    • Anti-spam
    • Anti-spyware
    • Pop-up blockers
  • Patch management
  • White listing vs. black listing applications
  • Trusted OS
  • Host-based firewalls
  • Host-based intrusion detection
  • Hardware security
    • Cable locks
    • Safe
    • Locking cabinets
  • Host software baselining
  • Virtualization
    • Snapshots
    • Patch compatibility
    • Host availability/elasticity
    • Security control testing
    • Sandboxing

Readings[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: Operating System Security and Settings - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  2. YouTube: Anti-Malware - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  3. YouTube: Patch Management - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  4. YouTube: White Listing and Black Listing Applications - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  5. YouTube: Trusted Operating Systems - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  6. YouTube: Host-based Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  7. YouTube: Hardware Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  8. YouTube: Host Software Baselining - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3
  9. YouTube: Virtualization Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.3

Activities[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]