Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators Online Training
This entry-level Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators training prepares learners to do the simple tasks and operations that keep your servers secure as you perform your normal administrator job duties.
Just like your own house, there are all sorts of things you can do to keep a server safe and secure, but knowing about them isn't as important as knowing how to do them. Locking your front door when you're not home and turning on the alarm system isn't easy if you don't know where the keys are or what the alarm code is. Locking down your server is similar – there are steps to follow and knowledge you need to have about upgrades, user permissions, certificates, software and hardware. This administrator fundamentals course provides you with the knowledge and the practice you need to keep servers secure.
Once you're done with this CompTIA skills training, you'll know how to do the simple tasks and operations that keep your servers secure as you perform your normal administrator job duties.
For managers with CompTIA products, this CompTIA training can be used to onboard new network administrators, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a CompTIA reference resource.
Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators: What You Need to Know
This Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators training covers networking topics including:
- Maintaining a basic level of security over your servers
- Keeping data safe from intruders
- Making sure users get network access to the resources they need
- Updating and maintaining software and hardware
Who Should Take Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators Training?
This Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators training is considered foundational-level CompTIA training, which means it was designed for network administrators. This networking skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with server security best practices and experienced network administrators looking to validate their CompTIA skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. A "best practice" is the term used to describe the way to do something for a job that experts agree is the way a professional does it. For new network administrators, taking this course and learning fundamental security best practices will help you show to your employers and co-workers that you can be trusted as a reliable and professional administrator.
Experienced network administrators. If you've been working as a network administrator for several years already, you'll recognize many of the best practices for maintaining server security that get covered in this course. But you should take it if you're transitioning to a job that will have more security-forward responsibilities and you've been working in technical or specialized positions up to now.