IT Security/Host/Environmental Mitigation

This lesson covers environmental mitigation.

Objectives and Skills Edit

Objectives and skills for the environmental mitigation portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Compare and contrast alternative methods to mitigate security risks in static environments.
  • Environments
    • SCADA
    • Embedded (Printer, Smart TV, HVAC control)
    • Android
    • iOS
    • Mainframe
    • Game consoles
    • In-vehicle computing systems
  • Methods
    • Network segmentation
    • Security layers
    • Application firewalls
    • Manual updates
    • Firmware version control
    • Wrappers
    • Control redundancy and diversity

Readings Edit

Multimedia Edit

  1. YouTube: Embedded System Security - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.5
  2. YouTube: Static OS Environments - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.5
  3. YouTube: Mitigating Risk in Static Environments - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 4.5

Activities Edit

See Also Edit

References Edit