: Michael J. Shannon
: September 2020
: 11h 38m
: Pearson IT Certification
GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) Complete Video Course will provide the learner with everything they need to know for exam success, including all required key security concepts and terminologies, and effective techniques to detect and prevent all known attacks.
The GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) Complete Video Course has been designed to provide the learner with complete exam objective coverage in order to prepare you for exam success! Security is considered one of the top IT fields for this new decade and beyond, and the GSEC exam is an important credential to achieve in order to continue your career advancement in IT security. This course has been organized to align with the objectives of the exam by the presenter, Michael J. Shannon, who is an expert in IT and security, with more than 30 years of experience. Michael has organized the course into 6 Modules:
Module 1: Network Security Essentials Module 2: Defense in Depth and Attacks Module 3: Threat Management Module 4: Cryptography, Risk Management, and Response Module 5: Windows Security Essentials Module 6: Linux Security Essentials
The course walks you through hands-on demonstrations of security concepts, as well as in-depth explanations and case studies of various security components, including threat & risk management, cryptography, and understanding how to navigate threats in both Windows and Linux operating systems. Michael also provides insight into the tools and utilities available for combatting security threats in each OS in order to prepare you for everything the exam can throw at you to ensure exam success.
Learn How To:
• Manage Network Security including Device, Web Communication, and Wireless Network Security
• Prepare for malicious attacks by implementing active defense strategies
• Assess threats through vulnerability scanning and managing penetration testing to ensure systems are prepared for attacks.
• Apply cryptography and risk management strategies
• Handle incident response and contingency plans
• Work with tools and utilities Microsoft provides for security
• Work with services and utilities Linux provides for security
• Prepare for the GSEC exam with hours of repeatable hands-on demonstrations
• Prepare for implementing, monitoring, and maintaining enterprise security in the real-world
Who Should Take This Course:
The target audience for this course is anyone who wants to achieve the GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) certification or learners who simply want to get a foundation in implementing real-world, cutting-edge security solutions on a path to more advanced security administration and engineering skills.
Knowledge of information security fundamentals found in the GISF entry-level GIAC security certification or CompTIA Security+ is recommended but not required.
Michael J. Shannon began his IT career when he transitioned from recording studio engineer to network technician for a major telecommunications company in the early 1990s. He soon began to focus on security, and was one of the first 10 people to attain the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist. Throughout his 30 years in IT, he has worked as an employee, contractor, and consultant for several companies including Platinum Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, State Farm, and MindSharp, among others. Mr. Shannon has authored several books, training manuals, published articles, and CBT modules over the years as well. He has attained the CISSP, CCNP Security, ITIL 4 Managing Professional, OpenFAIR, GSEC, and Security+ certifications in the security field. His hobbies are playing guitar, songwriting, trading cybercurrencies, and playing golf.