Security+ Certification: System Hardening (Windows Server 2003)


In this lesson, you hardened your internal servers and the services they provide, along with the devices and computers that are exposed to the Internet. You also took the next step in securing your network by securing the network communication itself. By securing each of these systems, you provide a higher level of security to your internal network resources and make sure attackers can't access the data transfer between your systems and the Internet.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.9 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit


  • In this course, you will harden internal systems and services, internetwork devices and services, and secure network communications.

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-SC-SH
  • Duration: 8 hours 36 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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