Masterclass: Securing Windows Infrastructure with Paula Januszkiewicz

Open Virtual Class – Super Intensive Remote Training with Labs!
November 25th – 27th, 2020 (9:00am – 4:00pm CEST Wednesday to Friday)

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OPEN VIRTUAL CLASS

This is an international Open Virtual Class, which means you will share the learning experience in a group of IT pros from around the world! The class is taught in English by Paula Januszkiewicz, who is a world-renowned cybersecurity Expert, the founder of CQURE and CQURE Academy, and Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. Remember that this course is limited to 12 participants total to ensure the highest quality and unique learning experience! During this course you will have an opportunity to interact with the instructor and get Paula’s help with any problems you might encounter, just as if it was a regular class.

Loads of Knowledge
This course is just a great workshop that teaches how to implement securing technologies one at a time. The course covers all aspects of Windows infrastructure security that everybody talks about, but during the course you will learn how to implement them! Our goal is to teach you how to design and implement secure infrastructures based on the reasonable balance between security and comfort with great knowledge of attacker’s possibilities. We really want you to go out from the class with the practical, ready-to-use and holistic approach and skills to secure your infrastructure.

This is a deep dive course on infrastructure services security. It is a must-go for enterprise administrators, security officers and architects. Delivered by one of the best people in the market in the security field – with practical knowledge from tons of successful projects, many years of real-world experience, great teaching skills and no mercy for misconfigurations or insecure solutions..

To get more practice we offer three extra weeks of labs online!

Implementation workshop
Covering all aspects of Windows infrastructure security that everyone talks about, this workshop will teach you how to implement securing technologies one by one. During this course you will learn how to design and implement secure infrastructures based on the reasonable balance between security and comfort with a deep understanding of a cyber attacker’s capabilities. The course is limited to 12 participants, so reserve your spot today!

This course is ideal for:
Enterprise administrators, infrastructure architects, security professionals, systems engineers, network administrators, IT professionals, security consultants and other people responsible for implementing network and perimeter security.

To attend this training, you should have a good hands-on experience in administering Windows infrastructure. At least 8 years in the field is recommended.

Unique exercises:
All exercises are based on Windows Server 2016 and 2019, Windows 10 and Kali Linux. This course is based on practical knowledge from tons of successful projects, many years of real-world experience and no mercy for misconfigurations or insecure solutions! Remember that the labs will stay online for an extra three weeks so you may practice even more after the training is completed!

Platform and Technical Requirements:
To participate in the course you need a Stable internet connection. For best learning experience we also need you to have a webcam, headphones and a microphone. Open RDP port 3391 for the connection to the Lab environment is needed as well. We will setup a secure Zoom classroom for every day of the course – we will send you a safe link to join the conference by e-mail.

Certification:
After finishing the course, you will be granted a CQURE Certificate of Completion. Please note that after completing the course you will also be eligible for CPE points!

Course Syllabus

Module 1

Module 1: Designing Secure Windows Infrastructure

  • a) Modern attacks and prevention techniques
  • b) Malware execution prevention
  • c) Enterprise scale security challenges

Module 2

Module 2: Securing Windows Platform

  • a) Defining and disabling unnecessary services
  • b) Implementing secure service accounts
  • c) Implementing rights, permissions and privileges
  • d) Code signing

Module 3

Module 3: Modern Malware

  • a) Techniques used by modern malware
  • b) Advanced Persistent Threats
  • c) Fooling common protection mechanisms

Module 4

Module 4: Malware Protection

  • a) Malware investigation techniques
  • b) Analyzing cases of real malware
  • c) Implementing protection mechanisms

Module 5

Module 5: Managing Physical Security

  • a) Mitigating Offline Access
  • b) Implementing and managing BitLocker

Module 6

Module 6: Deploying and configuring Public Key Infrastructure

  • a) Role and capabilities of the PKI in the infrastructure
  • b) Designing PKI architecture overview
  • c) PKI security – Best practices

Module 7

Module 7: Configuring Secure Communication

  • a) Deploying and managing Windows Firewall – advanced and useful features
  • b) Deploying and configuring IPsec
  • c) Deploying DNS and DNSSEC

Module 8

Module 8: Securing Web Server

  • a) Configuring IIS features for security
  • b) Working with SSL Certificate Support
  • c) Monitoring Web Server resources and performance
  • d) Deploying Distributed Denial of Service attack prevention
  • e) Deploying Network Load Balancing and Web Farms

Module 9

Module 9: Mitigating the identity attacks

  • a) Pass-the-Hash attack prevention
  • b) LSA protection
  • c) Credential Guard

Your teacher

Paula Januszkiewicz

Founder and CEO of CQURE

The course is delivered by Paula Januszkiewicz, CEO of CQURE, a world-renowned expert in the cyber security field with practical knowledge from dozens of successful projects, years of real-world experience, great teaching skills, and no mercy for misconfigurations or insecure solutions.

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