CHAPTER 19

Host-based Security

In this chapter, you will

     •   Discover the appropriate solutions to establish host security

     •   Understand how to implement the appropriate controls to ensure data security

     •   Examine host-based security controls and applications

     •   Learn how to ensure data security across multiple environments

Host-based security takes a granular view of security by focusing on protecting each computer and device individually instead of addressing protection of the network as a whole. When host-based security is used, each computer is relied upon to protect itself. A wide array of options can be employed at the host level as part of an enterprise security solution.

Host Security

Most environments are filled ...

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