GSEC 2016GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)

Candidates for the GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) 2016 certification exam are interested in demonstrating their skills to show they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. To be successful, it is suggested that candidates demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts.

This exam measures the following skills:

  • Access control & password management
  • Active defense
  • Advanced persistent threat
  • Contingency plans
  • Critical controls
  • Cryptography
  • Defense in depth
  • Defensible network architecture
  • Endpoint security
  • Enforcing windows security policy
  • Incident handling and response
  • IT risk management
  • Linux
  • Log management & SIEM
  • Malicious code & exploit mitigation
  • Network device security
  • Securing windows network services 
  • Security policy
  • Virtualization and Cloud security
  • Vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Web communication security
  • Windows access controls, automation, auditing, forensics, security infrastructure, service packs, hotfixes, and backups

GSEC 2016 GIAC Security Essentials Certification Study Package

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