Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate a candidate's ability to deploy enterprise patch management tools through the application of standard security techniques. candidate's will also demonstrate the use of a security configuration checklist (also called a lockdown, hardening guide, or benchmark) for verifying that the product has been configured properly, and/or for identifying unauthorized changes to the product. The candidate will have a strong understanding of each step in the Risk Management Framework (RMF). They will also be able demonstrate their ability to implement security and privacy controls for federal information systems and other organizations.
Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate the candidate's ability to implement industry standard security configurations and apply security patch / remediation activities on an Information System. The candidate shall be able to identify the most current vulnerabilities and be able to detect, deter, and remediate them.
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