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Security Event Triage: Monitoring Assets and Topology

by Daniel Lachance

Protecting your network is now more important than ever. You can accomplish this by comparing what you know should be on the network to current network and vulnerability scans in order to identify abnormal network devices and traffic.

What you'll learn

Being able to identify what should and what shouldn't be on your network is the first step in identifying suspicious activity on your network. In this course, Security and Event Triage: Monitoring Assets and Topology, you will learn the techniques that can help you identify potential security breaches. First, you'll learn about the importance of continuously inventorying network devices so that you know what should be on your network. Next, you'll see how to analyze network device scans and network traffic patterns to establish a baseline and to identify anomalies. Finally, you'll explore how to analyze network vulnerability scans to identify weaknesses that require attention. When you're finished with this course, you'll know how to quickly and effectively identify network anomalies.

About the author

Daniel Lachance, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+®, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, is the owner of Lachance IT Consulting Inc. He is the author of the CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Study Guide, and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams. Mr. Lachance is an experienced trainer having delivered IT training in Canada and the Caribbean since the 1990s on topics ranging f... more

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