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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.

To find out more, go to https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/offerDetail.aspx?offerId=11513.

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Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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