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Fundamental Server Security Best Practices for Administrators FAQs: Cost, Training, Value

What will you learn in this fundamental server security training?

Take this course and you'll learn the hard facts of server security as well as the less-obvious parts of maintaining security on servers. This course covers the IT industry's best practices for server administrators to follow to keep their servers safe and secure, and in so doing, keep their entire network safe from unwanted intruders.

Who should take this server administration security fundamentals course?

This server security fundamentals course is best for students who plan on finding an IT career in the near future, as well as new server administrators and even cybersecurity administrators. If your current or future job could have you interacting with servers somehow, you should take this fundamental server security course.

Is this training in server security best practices associated with any certifications?

Not directly, no. Although everything you learn on this course is a tried and tested industry best practice for keeping servers and the data they move around secure, there's no certification that directly tests for everything you'll learn. This is an excellent resource for preparing for entry-level server administration certifications, though.

What certification should you consider after taking this course in fundamental server security best practices?

Any of the four fundamental CompTIA certifications would be an excellent place to start after taking this course in server security fundamentals. The IT Fundamentals+ covers all topics related to IT at a foundational level, A+ is where many IT professionals start their career, Network+ deals with server security in part, and so does Security+.

Why should you take this server administrator security fundamentals training?

You should take this server security fundamentals course because the last thing you want to be is the person who exposes your company to a multi-million dollar data breach because you didn't understand the basics of server security. Even down to uncommon situations like decommissioning a server you're not using anymore, learn how to keep your organization's data safe.
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