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Hardening Windows Networks

Based on more than 15 years of security assessment and penetration testing experience, our Hardening Windows Networks Training Program goes beyond theory and best practices and delivers proven, field-tested solutions for mitigating, monitoring and protecting Microsoft Windows based networks.

Students will learn effective countermeasures to defend against common attacks and exploit techniques in a hands-on virtual environment that resembles a real world network. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to apply operating system and active directory hardening techniques, mitigate legacy software risks, design tolerant networks that are resistant to present and future threats.

Students will harden a network consisting of:

  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Outlook Web Access
  • Proxy Server
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft Windows 7/10
  • MS Windows Server 2008/2012
  • Microsoft Windows SQL Server
  • Microsoft Software Update Services
  • Firewall

Course Outline:

  • Common Exploitation Techniques
  • Active Directory Group Policies
  • Authentication Mechanisms
  • Windows Auditing
  • Log Monitoring and Alerting
  • Oracle Java Deployment Ruleset
  • Windows AppLocker/Software Restriction
  • Syslog Event Logging
  • Host Firewall Configuration
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Proxy Server
  • File System Security
  • Microsoft LAPS
  • Microsoft EMET
  • SNORT Intrusion Detection

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