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CIW Security 1D0-470 - Assessing and Reducing Risk


This course examines specific modifications to harden UNIX and Windows-based operating systems, including changes to the Windows Registry and UNIX rlogin, NIS, and NFS.

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:

  • Identify general and specific operating system attacks
  • Describe the function of a keylogger program
  • Scan a system to view its services and assess security risks
  • Explain Linux security concerns including rlogin, NIS, and NFS
  • Explain the purpose and importance of system patches and fixes
  • Modify the Windows 2000 Registry to increase security
  • Lock down and remove services for effective security in Windows 2000 and Linux


  • Assessing risk
  • Keyloggers
  • System port scanning
  • UNIX security vulnerabilities
  • NIS security concerns
  • NFS security concerns
  • Patching and changing defaults
  • Windows 2000 registry security
  • Disabling Windows 2000 services
  • Securing network connectivity
  • Reducing risk in Linux 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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