Lisa Bock reviews auditing, which detects and records or logs events, such as a user attempting to create, access, or delete files and folders, along with non-security related events, such as starting or stopping a service.
- [Narrator] Auditing detects and records or logs events, … such as a user attempting to create, access, … or delete files and folders … along with non-security related events, … such as starting or stopping a service. … Auditing is done for a variety of reasons … as it is a means to monitor the users … and processes on the system and what they are doing. … Auditing can also alert the administrator to unusual … or suspicious activities that suggest further investigation. … Most operating systems, network services, … and firewalls offer logging capabilities. … Keep in mind, logging occurs after an event. … However, it is a critical component … in a comprehensive security plan. … Capturing data in the logs … and then carefully reviewing the logs is essential … for intrusion detection and forensics investigations. … On any system, there are multiple types … of auditing and logging methods. … Each organization should determine … their own process of auditing … and which logging capabilities should be activated, …
- 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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