Shoring Up Security Skills for Free

Hand-on lab provides online access to security skills lab available for limited time.

Microsoft Corp. has added a new hands-on online lab to its e-Learning site that targets students who want to understand security in the context of a Windows network. Called, "Hands-On Lab 2811: Applying Microsoft Security Guidance Training," the course covers implementation of client and server security, managing security updates and locking down applications. According to a guide posted on the Microsoft e-Learning site, the course takes about eight hours to complete.

The online course is free for a limited time, but the company doesn't specify when the offer expires. Other e-Learning courses that are listed on the site compare at $349.

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Michael Domingo is Editor in Chief of Virtualization Review. He's been an IT writer and editor for so long that he remember typing out news items in WordStar.

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Reader Comments:

Thu, Oct 28, 2004 gf hkh

its nice

Fri, Oct 22, 2004 Harold Yonkers, NY

There are also additional free courses at the following locations: offerId=11583
I think you need to sign up for a Microsoft Passport (Free) if you don't already have one. Enjoy.

Thu, Oct 21, 2004 Anonymous Anonymous

when I clicked on the link from the article I got the same page,here and not where it said the Security Skills are??

Thu, Oct 21, 2004 Dan Hong Anonymous

Thank you for the note. The link has been fixed. -- Dan Hong, Associate Web Editor

Thu, Oct 21, 2004 Anonymous Anonymous

The link is incorrect, it points back to this article.

Thu, Oct 21, 2004 eric MALAYSIA


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