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Windows Security 7and8
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Which security Scanner software is free?
Secunia Personal Scanner
Which is the most expensive?
Which scanner has a free, limited version and a pay full version?
What is the MBSA?
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
What does the MBSA do?
valuates the current security state of computers in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations
Name the Scanner created by Secunia
Secunia OSI and PSI
What does it do that the MBSA doesn't?
Scans all Microsoft products
Name the scanner created by Shavlic
What does it scan that the MBSA doesn't?
analyze the patch status of products MBSA doesn't support. It includes Legacy Microsoft products and non-Microsoft products
What is the SCA?
Security Configuration and Analysis
What does the SCA do?
allows you to analyze a computer and compare it's configuration settings with a baseline
Comparing a baseline to current configuration is called
a test file that contains configuration settings is called a
programs that run in the MMC are called
What is the purpose of a windows security audit?
measure how well the audited computer operation complies with your security policy
What is a baseline?
a collection of configuration settings
What can baselines be used for?
Compare them with known "good" baselines
Name the steps/processes in a Windows security audit
1. Verifying that security controls comply with security policy 2. Collecting configuration and performance information 3. Creating initial and subsequent baseline 4. Recognizing and analyzing configuration and performance information changes.
Define a backup
a defined collection of copies of files
what is DRP?
Disaster Recovery Plan
what is BCP?
Business Continuity Plan
which of these is for the long term?
What is the calculation of the amount of time to recover from a backup called?
Recovery Time Objective
What disk technology will help prevent failure?
What is a bare metal recovery?
a restore that includes the OS and all configuration settings
What is virtualization?
the ability to run two or more VMs simultaneously on a single physical computer
What software (technology) can we use to host and run virtual machines?
Is cloud computing a type of virtualization?
What is a primary copy?
the copy that you use most frequently
What is a secondary copy?
a valid backup/copy of the primary copy
What is it called when you replace the primary copy with the secondary copy?
What are the different types of remote/redundant sites?
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
(Immediate Switchover time - Days or longer..... Highest Cost to Lowest Cost)
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