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Security+ Training Guide by Todd King

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Chapter 4. Intrusion Detection, Baselines, and Hardening

OBJECTIVES

This chapter covers the following CompTIA-specified objectives for the Communications Security section of the Security+ exam:

Understand the basic security concepts of intrusion detection methodologies.

  • The primary purpose of this objective is to help you understand the various approaches to detecting intrusion in a corporate local area network (LAN).

Understand security baselines.

  • OS/NOS hardening

  • Network hardening

  • Application hardening

  • To secure an environment completely, you must look beyond securing the borderline between the LAN and the Internet. The goal of this objective is to help you understand the methods used to secure ...

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