Microsoft 98-367 - Security Fundamentals

Hours: 40 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $599.00

Course Overview:

Prepare for the Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals 98-367 certification exam with the Security Fundamentals course and lab.  The course and lab completely cover MTA 98-367 exam objectives and will help you master the skills required to security layers, operating system security, understand network security, and security software.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students in developing the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs. This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-367 - Security Fundamentals national certification exam.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Course Opening: How to Study
Lesson 2: Understanding Security Layers
  • Introducing Core Security Principles
  • Understanding Physical Security as the First Line of Defense
  • Performing Threat Modeling
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
Lesson 3: Understanding Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  • Starting Security with Authentication
  • Introducing Directory Services with Active Directory
  • Comparing Rights and Permissions
  • Understanding NTFS
  • Sharing Drives and Folders
  • Introducing the Registry
  • Using Encryption to Protect Data
  • Understanding IPsec
  • Introducing Smart Cards
  • Configuring Biometrics, Windows Hello, and Microsoft Passport
  • Using Auditing to Complete the Security Picture
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
Lesson 4: Understanding Security Policies
  • Using Password Policies to Enhance Security
  • Protecting Domain User Account Passwords
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
Lesson 5: Understanding Network Security
  • Using Dedicated Firewalls to Protect a Network
  • Using Isolation to Protect the Network
  • Protecting Data with Protocol Security
  • Understanding Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks
  • Securing the Wireless Network
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
Lesson 6: Protecting the Server and Client
  • Protecting the Client Computer
  • Managing Client Security Using Windows Defender
  • Protecting Your Email
  • Securing Internet Explorer
  • Configuring Microsoft Edge
  • Protecting Your Server
  • Using Security Baselines
  • Locking Down Devices to Run Only Trusted Applications
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Skill Summary
  • Business Case Scenarios
  • Workplace Ready
Lesson 7: Appendix
  • Exam Tips

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-367 - Security Fundamentals national certification exam.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**