M2800: Microsoft Security Clinic

0.5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2800

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Assessing Risks (7 topics)

  • Identifying assets to protect.
  • Prioritizing assets by value.
  • Predicting threats to resources.
  • Calculating exposure to threats.
  • Creating a risk management plan.
  • Creating a maintenance program to assess risks.
  • Implementing security measures to mitigate risk.

Planning to Deploy Security Measures (6 topics)

  • Identifying challenges to security policies.
  • Planning to deploy security measures.
  • Determining the scope of security measures.
  • Creating a security project team.
  • Testing and deploying security measures.
  • Maintaining security measures.

Securing Network Perimeters (3 topics)

  • Identifying a network perimeter.
  • Using tools and technologies to secure network perimeters.
  • Assessing intrusion detection software.

Securing Servers and Workstations (5 topics)

  • Securing new installations.
  • Performing post-installation tasks.
  • Using various scanning tools to verify the latest service packs and security updates.
  • Using Security Templates.
  • Implementing additional security for servers with specific roles.

Managing Service Packs and Security Updates (4 topics)

  • Installing service packs and security updates.
  • Using Microsoft Windows 2000 Group Policy.
  • Using Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS).
  • Using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS).

Responding to Security Incidents (6 topics)

  • Knowing the common indicators of security incidents.
  • Identifying an attack.
  • Communicating the attack
  • Containing the effects of the attack.
  • Implementing preventative measures.
  • Documenting the attack.


Attendees should be familiar with Windows 2000 security features, including:
  • Security templates
  • Group policy
  • Account management