Course Overview: 

In this course, you will learn how to enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that you administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to ensure that administrators can perform the precise tasks they need at any time, when they need to.

This course explains how you can use auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016 to identify security issues. You will also learn how to mitigate malware threats, secure your virtualization platform, and use deployment options such as Nano server and containers to enhance security. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance your network’s security.

 

Attendees to TN-765: Securing Windows Server 2016 will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Date/Locations:

No Events

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

 

  • Secure Windows Server
  • Protect credentials and implement privileged access workstations
  • Limit administrator rights with Just Enough Administration
  • Manage privileged access
  • Mitigate malware and threats
  • Analyze activity with advanced auditing and log analytics
  • Deploy and configure Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite
  • Configure Guarded Fabric virtual machines (VMs)
  • Use the Security Compliance Toolkit (SCT) and containers to improve security
  • Plan and protect data
  • Optimize and secure file services
  • Secure network traffic with firewalls and encryption
  • Secure network traffic by using DNSSEC and Message Analyzer

 

 

Course Prerequisites:

  • A solid, practical understanding of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles
  • A solid, practical understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization fundamentals
  • A solid, practical understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • An understanding of Windows Server security principles

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Course Overview:

AWS System Operations begins with a one day  introduction to AWS products, services, and common solutions. It provides you with fundamentals to become more proficient in identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements and get started working on AWS.

The AWS course continues to flow with teaching those in a Systems Administrator or Developer Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. The course covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, as well as common techniques used throughout the industry for configuring and deploying systems.

To continue to learn more about AWS, TechNow has the following course:

CL-425: AWS Security Operations and Architecture 

Attendees to CL-415: AWS System Operations will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Duration: 5 Days

Audience:
This course is intended for:
• System Administrators
• Software Developers, especially those in a Developer Operations (DevOps) role

DoD 8140: Not Mandated

Course Prerequisites:
We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:
• Background in either software development or systems administration
• Some experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
• Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

Course Objectives:
This course is designed to teach you how to:
• Understand basic data center design concepts.
• Recognize terminology and concepts as they relate to the AWS platform and navigate the AWS Management Console.
• Understand the foundational infrastructure services, including Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing (ELB).
• Understand the security measures AWS provides and key concepts of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).
• Understand AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).
• Understand AWS management tools, including Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Trusted Advisor.
• Use standard AWS infrastructure features such as Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Load Balancing, and Auto Scaling from the command line
• Use AWS CloudFormation and other automation technologies to produce stacks of AWS resources that can be deployed in an automated, repeatable fashion
• Build functioning virtual private networks with Amazon VPC from the ground up using the AWS Management Console
• Deploy Amazon EC2 instances using command line calls and troubleshoot the most common problems with instances
• Monitor the health of Amazon EC2 instances and other AWS services
• Manage user identity, AWS permissions, and security in the cloud
• Manage resource consumption in an AWS account using tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, tagging, and Trusted Advisor
• Select and implement the best strategy for creating reusable Amazon EC2 instances
• Configure a set of Amazon EC2 instances that launch behind a load balancer, with the system scaling up and down in response to demand
• Edit and troubleshoot a basic AWS CloudFormation stack definition

Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
04/17/2023 - 04/21/2023
08:00 -16:00
CL-415: AWS System Operations
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
07/17/2023 - 07/21/2023
08:00 -16:00
CL-415: AWS System Operations
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX
11/27/2023 - 12/01/2023
08:00 -15:00
CL-415: AWS System Operations
Tech Now, Inc., San Antonio TX

Course Outline:

Day 1

• Introduction and History of AWS
• AWS Infrastructure: Compute, Storage, and Networking
• AWS Security, Identity, and Access Management
• AWS Databases
• AWS Management Tools

Day 2
• System Operations on AWS Overview
• Networking in the Cloud
• Computing in the Cloud
Day 3
• Storage and Archiving in the Cloud
• Monitoring in the Cloud
• Managing Resource Consumption in the Cloud
Day 4
• Configuration Management in the Cloud
• Creating Scalable Deployments in the Cloud
• Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments
Day 5
Full Day Lab
• Select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
• Execute steps required to provision cloud resources for selected deployment
• Identify and implement data protection, encryption, and capacity planning
• Implement and manage security policies, access controls, and role
• Implement Automation

 

Next/Related Courses:

 

 

 

Course Overview:

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement security controls, maintain the security posture, and identify and remediate vulnerabilities by using a variety of security tools. The course covers scripting and automation, virtualization, and cloud N-tier architecture.

After completing this course, students will be able to describe specialized data classifications on Azure, Identify Azure data protection mechanisms, Implement Azure data encryption methods, Secure internet protocols and how to implement them on Azure, Describe Azure security services and features.

TechNow has worked worldwide enterprise infrastructures for over 20 years and has developed demos and labs to exemplify the techniques required to demonstrate cloud technologies and to effectively manage security in the cloud environment.

Attendees to AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Date/Locations:

No Events

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Outline:

  • Identity and access
    • Configure Azure Active Directory for Azure workloads and subscriptions
    • Configure Azure AD Privileged Identity Management
    • Configure security for an Azure subscription
  • Platform Protection
    • Understand cloud security
    • Build a network
    • Secure network
    • Implement host security
    • Implement platform security
    • Implement subscription security
  • Security Operations
    • Configure security services
    • Configure security policies by using Azure Security Center
    • Manage security alerts
    • Respond to and remediate security issues
    • Create security baselines
  • Data and Applications
    • Configure security policies to manage data
    • Configure security for data infrastructure
    • Configure encryption for data at rest
    • Understand application security
    • Implement security for application lifecycle
    • Secure applications
    • Configure and manage Azure Key Vault

Prerequisites :

      • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
      • Students should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure.
      • Student must be able to program in an Azure Supported Language.

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Course Overview:

This course is instructed with an instructor in the classroom with provided lab equipment and Cyber Range.

Students enrolled in the Certified Network Defender course, will gain a detailed understanding and hands on ability to function in real life situations involving network defense. They will gain the technical depth required to actively design a secure network in your organization. This program will be akin to learning math instead of just using a calculator.

This course gives you the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that you understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyze the subject material.

You will learn how to protect, detect and respond to, and predict threats on the network.  This builds upon the typical knowledge and skills of Network Administrators in network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, system locations, and security policies.

You will learn network defense fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration. You will then learn the intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning which will help you when you design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans. These skills will help you foster resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.

This course supports a certification that is DoD approved 8570 Baseline Certificate and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.

 

What’s Included:

  • EC-Council official E-Courseware
  • EC-Council iLabs access included for 6 months
  • EC-Council official Certificate of Attendance
  • CND Exam Voucher with 1 FREE RETAKE VOUCHER

 

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Dates/Locations:

Date/Time Event
01/30/2023 - 02/03/2023
08:00 -16:00
TN-545: Certified Network Defender
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
06/26/2023 - 06/30/2023
08:00 -16:00
TN-545: Certified Network Defender
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX
10/30/2023 - 11/03/2023
08:30 -16:30
TN-545: Certified Network Defender
TechNow, Inc, San Antonio TX

Duration: 5 Days

Course Content:

  • Module 01. Network and Defense Strategies
  • Module 02. Administrative Network Security
  • Module 03. Technical Network Security
  • Module 04. Network Perimeter Security
  • Module 05. Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
  • Module 06. Endpoint Security- Linux Systems
  • Module 07. Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
  • Module 08. Endpoint Security- IoT Devices
  • Module 09. Administrative Application Security
  • Module 10. Data Security
  • Module 11. Enterprise Virtual Network Security
  • Module 12. Enterprise Cloud Network Security
  • Module 13. Enterprise Wireless Network Security
  • Module 14. Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Module 15. Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
  • Module 16. Incident Response and Forensic Investigation
  • Module 17. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Module 18. Risk Anticipation with Risk Management
  • Module 19. Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
  • Module 20. Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence

 

Prerequisites:

  • Basic network and host operations knowledge
  • Experience commensurate with one to five years of network, host, or application administration
  • TN-325:Security+   or equivalent

 

Courses to follow:

 

Target Audience:

Network Administrators, Network Security Administrators, Network Security Engineer, Network Defense Technicians, Network Analyst, Security Analyst, Security Operator, and anyone involved in network operations

 

About us:

TechNow has taught security courses for almost 30 years, before most certifications existed and has successfully moved students through certification programs associated with IAPP, SANS, EC-Council and ISC2. Our instructor maintains over a dozen security certifications and has been the director of a company with internationals sales in security training, consulting, and compliance.

Tech Now, Inc. is an accredited Training Center with Ec-Council.

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Course Overview:

The focus of this course is managing Red Hat OpenStack Platform using the unified command-line interface, managing instances, and maintaining an enterprise deployment of OpenStack. This course also teaches the management and customization of an enterprise deployment of OpenStack (overcloud) and how to manage compute nodes with Red Hat OpenStack Platform director (undercloud).

Attendees to CL-345: Red Hat OpenStack Administration II will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.

Dates/Locations:

No Events

Duration: 5 Days

Prerequisites:

This course is intended for Linux system administrators, cloud administrators, cloud operators, and infrastructure architects interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a private or hybrid cloud.

Prerequisites for this course is Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), or demonstrate equivalent experience.

Attend Red Hat OpenStack Administration I: Core Operations for Cloud Operators (CL115), or demonstrate equivalent experience

Course Outline:

  • Navigate the Red Hat OpenStack Platform architecture
  • Describe the OpenStack control plane
  • Integrate Identity Management
  • Perform image operations
  • Manage storage
  • Manage OpenStack networking
  • Manage compute resources
  • Automate could applications
  • Troubleshoot OpenStack operations
  • Comprehensive review

 

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