Security+ Certification: Security Basics (Windows Server 2003)


In this course, you will identify some of the most basic components, goals, and tools involved in securing computers and networks. This information will help you communicate effectively with other security professionals you encounter during your career, as well as help you make informed choices as you select, implement, support, and maintain network security measures. In addition, you will identify the three main types of security threats you will face: social engineering attacks, software attacks, and hardware attacks. Understanding the types of threats you face is an important first step in learning how to protect your network and respond to an intrusion.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.4 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit


  • In this course, you will identify fundamental concepts of computer security and common security threats.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-SBWS2003
  • Duration: 3 hours 59 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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