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CIW Security 1D0-470 - Operating System Security


This course introduces security issues that arise at the operating system level in a network. It covers the major areas of vulnerability for operating systems such as Windows 2000 and Linux. It shows how built-in security features can be activated, how to

This lesson is part of our CIW Security 1D0-470 online training series which contains over 39 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the most widely-used industry security standards
  • List the key vulnerabilities of Windows 2000 and Linux operating systems
  • Describe the built-in security features of Windows 2000
  • Use Pluggable Authentication Modules to improve authentication on Linux systems
  • Configure password settings for improved security
  • Set permissions on files, folders and shares


  • Security principles
  • Evaluation criteria
  • Security levels and mechanisms
  • Windows 2000 security
  • Windows 2000 security architecture
  • Linux security
  • Pluggable authentication modules
  • Passwords
  • Verifying system state
  • Protecting accounts
  • Password aging in Linux
  • Windows 2000 file systems
  • Remote file access
  • Linux file systems

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using CIW Security 1D0-470.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), includes a variety of features and all courses qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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Total Courses: 10
Total Time: 39+ hours
Only $99.95
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Total Courses: 410
Total Time: 932+ hours
Only $249.95
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