MTA Security Fundamentals is designed to provide students with an explanation and understanding of fundamental security concepts. MTA is a new certification program that Microsoft has created specifically for students entering into the IT industry for the first time. It validates the foundational knowledge needed to build and secure Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows-based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools. The MTA Security Fundamentals certification is a pathway for future certifications and career opportunities.
Understand the 3 security layers: Physical, Internet, and Wireless security
Understand operating system security concepts
Understand network security
Understand and utilize security software and intrusion detection tools
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.