Internal Audit Training, IT Audit Training Courses, Information Security Training - CPE Interactive

Continuing Professional Education for Audit, Assurance, & Info Security

Course Description

Microsoft is a major player in both the CyberSpace infrastructure and application development arenas. In this practical, information packed seminar, you will learn a structured approach to securing and auditing Microsoft servers and networking infrastructure, including Active Directory, from end-to-end and from top to bottom. You will cover all key Windows server control points, as well as common CyberSecurity risks, safeguards, and audit procedures. Forests, domains, directory services, Group Policy Object (GPO) control audit points and associated CyberSecurity and CyberAudit procedures within the Microsoft Active Directory architecture will be analyzed and demonstrated. Key changes affecting CyberSecurity and audit in different versions of Windows servers will be highlighted. You will gain criteria for selecting and experience in using best-of-breed bundled and freeware CyberSecurity and CyberAudit tools.

Bonus: You will receive a comprehensive “Windows Server and Active Directory Audit Data Collection Guide”

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the different versions and roles of Microsoft Windows servers and important differences in built-in CyberSecurity and CyberAuditability features
  • Locate sources of industry CyberSecurity and CyberAudit best practice guidance
  • Assess logical access control and other system configuration parameters that affect the CyberSecurity of each Windows server and associated domain objects
  • Gain familiarity with Windows CyberSecurity policy deployment and patch management
  • Learn the basics of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and its impact on Active Directory and Windows CyberSecurity policy deployment
  • Learn how to use built-in and low cost software tools to gather CyberAudit evidence and assess the level of CyberSecurity for Windows servers and Active Directory

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