National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and techniques to properly secure a Windows network. The topics will include building a Windows Active Directory infrastructure, securing the Windows Active Directory infrastructure and penetrating the infrastructure with current hacking tool kits. This course serves as a capstone course in the Windows track of the Information Technology Department. It is the last course in a series of six Windows classes. It takes concepts and skills learned in the pre-requisite Windows courses and ties them together focusing on securing a Windows network.

Learning Objectives

Plan and implement a firewall strategy.
Create and install an Active Directory infrastructure.
Design and implement a user and computer authorization strategy.
Secure remote access.
Implement a user and computer security strategy.
Install, configure and manage Software Update Services (SUS).
Install, configure and manage Certificate Services.
Implement a user and computer authentication strategy.
Plan and configure Internet Protocol Security (IPSec).
Implement hacking tool kits to identify and analyze network security vulnerabilities.

Framework Connections

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.