Microsoft Security Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video description

Your complete video course in information security: hands-on skills for real-world success, plus expert prep for your MTA 98-367 (Security Fundamentals) exam!


In this unique video package, top IT instructor/consultant Ed Liberman helps you master the core skills you need to secure computers and networks, and fully prepare for your MTA 98-367 certification exam. Drawing on his experience helping thousands of people supercharge their IT careers, Ed helps you develop real world skills for success in the fast-growing information security field–and even have fun while you learn. Step by step, you'll learn how to systematically secure computers and networks. Ed covers physical security, authentication, rights/permissions, auditing, encryption, security policies, firewalls, Network Access Protection (NAP), protocol security, Wi-Fi security, malware protection, and more.

About the Instructor

Ed Liberman(MVP, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, A+, Network+, Server+, CWTS, CWNA, CWNT) has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified in and instructing IT topics since 1998, and has helped thousands of people get started in IT or advance their IT careers. When not teaching, he consults independently with corporations seeking to improve their network infrastructure.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • Core security concepts every IT professional and user needs to know
  • How to implement user authentication, rights, permissions, auditing, and encryption
  • How to plan and enforce appropriate security policies
  • How to secure networks through firewalls
  • How to strengthen network security via NAP, network isolation, and protocol security
  • How to secure wireless networks
  • How to protect clients, servers, email, and Internet connections against malware
  • The best ways to prepare for your MTA 98-367 certification exam

Who Should Take This Course

  • Everyone who wants to secure computers and networks, especially those preparing for Microsoft's MTA 98-367 Security Fundamentals certification exam

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with using computers and the Internet

Table of Contents

Course Intro

0.1. Meet Your Instructor

0.2. What We Will Cover

Lesson 1: Understanding Security Layers

1.1. Security Fundamentals

1.2. Physical Security

Lesson 2: Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting

2.1. User Authentication

2.2. Rights and Permissions

2.3. Auditing

2.4. Encryption

Lesson 3: Understanding Security Policies

3.1. Password Policies

3.2. Account Lockout Policies

Lesson 4: Understanding Network Security

4.1. Firewalls

4.2. Network Access Protection (NAP)

4.3. Network Isolation

4.4. Protocol Security

4.5. Wireless Security

Lesson 5: Protecting the Server and Client

5.1. Types of Malware

5.2. Client Protection

5.3. Server Protection

5.4. Email Protection

5.5. Internet Security

Lesson 6: Preparing for Certification

6.1. Test Objectives

6.2. Test Preparation Strategies

6.3. Test Taking Strategies

6.4. How to Sign Up for the Exam

Course Summary

7.1. What We Covered

7.2. What's Next

About LiveLessons Video Training

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more.  View all LiveLessons on InformIT at:

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft Security Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training)
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2014
  • Publisher(s): Sams
  • ISBN: 0133949443