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Raul | CompTIA A+ | Module 2.1 - Security

By: Raul Pop | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: May 5, 2017 | Modified: May 5, 2017
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NotepadDigital Antivirus


-protect from outside threats

-additional utilities

-setup on

-cloud availability

-update database

NotepadDigital Security


-block allow connection inbound/outbound

-rules based on source/dest,port,protocol or application can create DMZ




-may be installed by used

-monitor/report activity

-may sell info

NotepadDigital Security

-User authentification/strong password

-use multifactor

-use strong password

-directory permission

NotepadDigital Security

-users typically weakest link

-social engineering

-mandatory training

-report security breanch


1) Privacy Filters

-filters angle screen can be viewed

-different types have different quality

NotepadPhysical Security

1)Lock Doors

-Lockserver rooms

-Logic Server/comp cases

-Lock laptops with cables



-Train Employees

-Manned Entraces



3) Secure Physical Docs

-Password in safe

-locking fire proof 

-Properly dispose of media/electronics

NotepadPhysical Security

1) Biometrics

-Authenticate who you are

-Finger Print

-Voice Activation

-Facial Recognition

-Retinal Scanning



-simple but unsecure

-hijacking the database to copy a badge

NotepadPhysical Security

RFID Badges

-uses passive chip with information

-cab be used with proximity



-send a next squance signal

may be used to refer to RSA Tokens


RSA Tokens

code based on random seed/algorithm

-sync with server

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