A server is the heart of any organization. Lisa Bock stresses how server isolation decreases the threat to the organization and can be achieved in one of several ways.
- [Instructor] A server is the heart of any organization. … Providing server isolation decreases the threat … to the organization and can be achieved … in one of several ways, resource, physical, … internet and application isolation … and separation of roles and privileges. … Whenever resources are shared, security risk increases. … A compromised service might impact and cripple … other services that are on the same server. … To reduce risk, essential network services, … such as file, mail, web and database servers, … should be on separate physical or logical servers. … Separation of services provides insulation so that … if one server is compromised the others might be spared. … Protect the server by placing it in a room … that can be locked and has appropriate climate control … meaning it's not too hot, not too cold … and humidity is also an important factor. … Protect the resources, such as drives, processors, … memory and external drives, from unauthorized access … and provide internet isolation. …
- Define “passphrase.”
- Recall the purpose of multifactor authentication.
- Identify the tool used in today’s Windows operating systems to secure the file system.
- Explain what happens when a file is moved into a folder with permissions.
- Name the authentication protocol used in Active Directory.
- Recognize the location of the audit logs.
- Summarize the purpose of hardening.
- Explain the purpose of cryptographic techniques.
Skill Level Beginner
IT Security Foundations: Core Conceptswith Lisa Bock1h 35m Beginner
IT Security: Key Policies and Resourceswith Gregory Michaelidis23m 44s Intermediate
1. Understand User Authentication
2. Understand Permissions
3. Dissecting Audit Policies
4. Server Protection
5. Providing email protection
6. Understand Encryption
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