• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover client protection practices, including methods for dealing with malware, anti-virus for client protection, using UAC and explore fundamental best practices for e-mail protection.

Learning Objectives

Security Fundamentals: Client and Email Security

  • distinguish between types of malware
  • identify characteristics of viruses
  • enable and disable UAC
  • use Windows Update/Windows Server Update Service
  • encrypt offline files and folders
  • recognize benefits of software restriction policies
  • protect system against unwanted software installations
  • identify characteristics of spam filtering
  • recognize characteristics of spoofing
  • distinguish between phishing and pharming
  • identify the advantages and disadvantages of both client and server protection
  • describe how SPF records function
  • describe how PTR records function

Framework Connections

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