GIAC Practice Exam for gsec SecurityCert: GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) 2016

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GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) 2016

Prepare for your GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) 2016 certification exam with Transcender. This exam is for candidates who are interested in demonstrating their skills to show they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. To be successful we suggest candidates demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts.

Candidates will be tested on the following objectives:

  • Access Control Theory
  • Alternate Network Mapping Techniques
  • Authentication and Password Management
  • Common Types of Attacks
  • Contingency Planning
  • Critical Security Controls
  • Crypto Concepts
  • Crypto Fundamentals
  • Defense-in-Depth
  • DNS
  • Firewalls
  • Honeypots
  • ICMP
  • Incident Handling Fundamentals
  • Intrusion Detection Overview
  • IP Packets
  • IPS Overview
  • IPv6
  • Legal Aspects of Incident Handling
  • Linux/Unix Configuration Fundamentals
  • Linux/Unix Logging and Log Management
  • Linux/Unix OS Security Tools and Utilities
  • Linux/Unix Overview
  • Linux/Unix Process and Service Management
  • Mitnick-Shimomura
  • Network Addressing
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Network Mapping and Scanning
  • Network Protocol
  • Policy Framework
  • Protecting Data at Rest
  • Public Key Infrastructure PKI
  • Reading Packets
  • Risk Management
  • Securing Windows Server Services
  • SIEM/Log Management
  • Steganography Overview
  • TCP
  • UDP
  • Virtual Private Networks VPNs
  • Viruses and Malicious Code
  • Vulnerability Management Overview
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Application Security
  • Windows Automation, Auditing and Forensics
  • Windows Network Security Overview
  • Windows Permissions & User Rights
  • Windows Security Templates & Group Policy
  • Windows Service Packs, Hotfixes and Backups
  • Windows Workgroups, Active Directory and Group Policy Overview
  • Wireless Security

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  • 1GHz x86-compatible processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 50 MB of hard drive space
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