MCSE-2003 : Security

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  • Four core exams on networking systems.
  • One core exam on client operating systems.
  • One security design exam.
  • Two security specialization exams.

CORE EXAMS ON NETWORKING SYSTEM (FOUR EXAMS)

Exam 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003:

  • Managing Users, Computers and Groups.
  • Configure access to shared folders.
  • Managing and Maintaining a Server Environment.
  • Manage software update infrastructure.
  • Monitor file and print servers.
  • Manage a Web server using IIS.
  • Manage basic disks and dynamic disks..
  • Install and configure server hardware devices.
  • Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery.
  • Manage backup procedures and recover from the backup.
  • Recover from server hardware failure.

Exam 70-291: Implementing, Managing and maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure:

  • Implementing, Managing and Maintaining IP Addressing.
  • Configure TCP/IP addressing on a server computer using DHCP.
  • Implementing, Managing and Maintaining Name Resolution using DNS Server.
  • Implementing, Managing and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access.
  • Configure remote access authentication protocols.
  • Implement secure access between private networks.
  • Manage Routing and Remote Access routing interfaces.
  • Maintaining a Network Infrastructure.

Exam 70-293 : Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure:

  • Planning and Implementing Server Roles and Server Security.
  • Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Network Infrastructure.
  • Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Routing and Remote Access.
  • Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Server Availability.
  • Planning and Maintaining Network Security.
  • Planning, Implementing and Maintaining Security Infrastructure.

Exam 70-294: Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure:

  • Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Infrastructure.
  • Evaluate network traffic considerations when placing global catalog servers.
  • Evaluate the need to enable universal group caching.
  • Managing and Maintaining an Active Directory Infrastructure.
  • Planning and Implementing User, Computer and Group Strategies.
  • Plan a user authentication strategy.
  • Plan a smart card authentication trategy.
  • Plan an OU structure.
  • Planning and Implementing Group Policy.
  • Managing and Maintaining Group Policy.
  • Troubleshoot the application of Group Policy security settings.

CORE EXAMS : CLIENT OPERATING SYSTEM (1 Exam Required )

Exam 70-270 : Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional:

  • Installing Windows XP Professional.
  • Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources.
  • Manage and troubleshoot access to shared folders.
  • Connect to local and network print devices.
  • Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers.
  • Monitoring and Optimizing System Performance and Reliability.
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment.
  • Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services.
  • Configuring, Managing and Troubleshooting Security
  • Configure, manage and troubleshoot Internet Explorer security settings. 

Exam 70-210 : Installing, Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional:

  • Installing Windows 2000 Professional.
  • Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources.
  • Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers.
  • Monitoring and Optimizing System Performance and Reliability. 
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment.
  • Implementing, Managing and Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services.
  • Implementing, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Security. 

Exam 70-620 : TS: Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client:

  • Installing and upgrading Windows Vista.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting Post-installation system settings.
  • Configuring Windows security features.. 
  • Configuring network connectivity.
  • Configuring applications included with Windows Vista.
  • Maintaining and optimizing systems that run Windows Vista.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting mobile computing. 

SECURITY DESIGN EXAM (ONE PAPER):

Exam 70-298 : Designing security for a Windows Server 2003 Network:

  • Creating the Conceptual Design for Network Infrastructure Security by Gathering and Analyzing Business and Technical Requirements.     
  • Design a framework for designing and implementing security. The framework should include prevention, detection, isolation, and recovery.
  • Design a public key infrastructure (PKI) that uses Certificate Services.
  • Design a logical authentication strategy.
  • Design security for network management. 
  • Design a security update infrastructure.
  • Design network infrastructure security.
  • Design security for wireless networks.
  • Design user authentication for Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Design security for Internet Information Services (IIS).  
  • Design security for communication between networks.   
  • Design security for communication with external organizations.
  • Design security for servers that have specific roles. Roles include domain controller, network infrastructure server, file server, IIS server, terminal server, and POP3 mail server.
  • Designing an Access Control Strategy for Data
  • Design an access control strategy for directory services.
  • Design an access control strategy for files and folders.
  • Design an access control strategy for the registry.
  • Design a client authentication strategy.
  • Design a security strategy for client remote access.
  • Desig a strategy for securing client computers. Considerations include desktop and portable computers.

SECURITY EXAMS (TWO PAPERS) :

Exam 70-299: Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network:

  • Planning and Configuring an Authentication and Authorization Strategy.
  • Installing, Configuring, and Managing Certification Authorities.
  • Configuring, Deploying, and Managing Certificates.
  • Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Smart Card Certificates.
  • Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting Encrypting File System.
  • Planning, Configuring, and deploying a Secure Member Server Baseline.
  • Planning, Configuring, and Implementing Secure Baselines for Server Roles.
  • Planning, Configuring, Implementing, and deploying a Secure Client Computer Baseline.
  • Planning and Implementing Software Updates.
  • Planning, Deploying, and Troubleshooting Data Transmission Security.
  • Planning and Implementing Security for Wireless Networks.
  • Planning and Implementing Perimeter Security with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004.
  • Securing Remote Access.

Exam 70-350: Implementing Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004:

  • Overview of Microsoft ISA Server 2004.
  • Installing and Maintaining ISA Server 2004.
  • Enabling Access to Internet Resources.
  • Configuring ISA Server 2004 as a Firewall.
  • Configuring Access to Internal Resources.
  • Integrating ISA Server 2004 and Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Advanced Application and Web Filtering.
  • Configuring Virtual Private Network Access for Remote Clients and Networks.
  • Implementing Caching to Improve Browsing Performance.
  • Monitoring ISA Server 2004.
  • Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition.
  • Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Back-to-Back Firewall Scenario.
  • Implementing ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition: Site-to-Site VPN Scenario.