System Hardening

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Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

A number of technologies exist that work together to protect systems and networks. The real value of your networks and systems rests in the data that networks carry and reside in systems. In this lab ...

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Overview

A number of technologies exist that work together to protect systems and networks. The real value of your networks and systems rests in the data that networks carry and reside in systems. In this lab you will focus on some ways you can safeguard the data that resides on systems and when data is sent across the network. Securing an operating system, also known as hardening, strives to reduce vulnerabilities in order to protect a system against threats and attacks.