GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)


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  • GSEC
    • Overview
    • Access Control and Password Management
    • Active Defense
    • Contingency Plans
    • Critical Controls
    • Basic Cryptography
    • Cryptography Algorithms and Deployment
    • Cryptography Application
    • Defense in Depth
    • Defensible Network Architecture
    • Endpoint Security
    • Enforcing Windows Security
    • Incident Handling and Response
    • IT Risk Management
    • Linux Security: Structure, Permissions, and Access
    • Linux Hardening and Securing
    • Linux Monitoring and Attack Detection
    • Linux Security Utilities
    • Log Management and SIEMs
    • Common Attack Methods
    • Mitigation Strategies
    • Network Device Security
    • Network Security Devices
    • Networking and Protocols
    • Securing Windows Network Services
    • Security Policies
    • Virtualization and Cloud Security
    • Web Communication Vulnerabilities
    • Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing
    • Windows Access Controls
    • Windows Updates
    • Windows Auditing and Forensics
    • Windows Security Infrastructure
    • Wireless Network Security


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  • Episode Description

GIAC is a registered trademark of the Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc. SANS is not affiliated with these courses. GIAC has been an industry leader in information security certifications for years. The GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) is designed for Security Professionals who want to demonstrate that they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. GSEC is one of the DoDD Approved 8140 / 8570 Baseline Certifications for IAT Level II.