Servers across many organizations provide a multitude of services including some that are critical infrastructure for keeping a company running. There are a variety of server types such as email, financial data, application databases, and file and print servers. They all need to have safeguards in place to protect these assets not only from threats coming from outside of the organization but insider threats as well.
This course is for those Security and System Administrators that may not have the experience or exposure to implementing some of these baseline controls. The course itself will not be able to cover everything and is not intended to include servers that are used for maintenance or remote connection accessibility. We want the audience to walk away with the knowledge and understanding to get you started and to open up the discussions with those people helping to make these decisions in your own communities and organizations.
It is assumed that learners have a basic understanding of system and network security and can navigate around the Linux and Windows operating systems. Security is everyone’s job and there is a vast number of public resources available that can help.