Microsoft Security Fundamentals (MTA) Training Released by TrainSignal

For individuals beginning their IT career, the MTA certification in Microsoft Security opens many certification paths.

Apr 20, 2012, 18:03 ET from TrainSignal

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TrainSignal, the global leader in professional computer training, announced the release of their Microsoft Security Fundamentals course.

The latest Microsoft video training from TrainSignal focuses on fundamental security concepts used in a Windows Server 2008 environment. The course aids students in gaining fundamental knowledge for beginning a career in IT security, learning concepts in security layers, Windows operating system security, network security, and key security software. Taught by Microsoft expert Don Jones, the lessons also cover firewalls and best-practices techniques for managing security on a wide variety of devices across a range of scenarios. Lesson content builds on knowledge of Microsoft networking fundamentals, another MTA certification.

Microsoft MTA Security Training is aimed at entry-level IT professionals and students seeking a benchmark of knowledge for security concepts, as well as technical competency for transitioning to Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) exams in the future. Viewers of the course are only expected to have some hands-on experience with Windows-based networking, active directory, network topologies & devices, anti-malware and network ports.

The main security topics explained in the course are:

  • IPSec
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Firewalls: Hardware & Software Firewall Concepts
  • Password Policy: Authentication, Authorization and Auditing
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Securing Web Browsers and Email

Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals training is taught by author, speaker and trainer, Don Jones. Don has authored over 45 titles in IT administration and software development, and continues to write for top IT publications. With over 20 years of information technology experience, he has been named Microsoft MVP multiple times and speaks regularly at IT conferences worldwide.

This Microsoft Security Fundamentals Training course contains 26 lessons in over 6 hours of video instruction. Students will receive 1 DVD of video lessons and 1 DVD of additional content. Each lesson is available in several formats, iPod Video, Mp3 Audio, .WMV and high quality AVI, allowing students to use course materials on a variety of devices. Students can view all materials online after purchasing the course, ensuring instant access.

Microsoft Security Fundamentals is available for just $97. TrainSignal backs each and every course with their exclusive 90-day Total Experience Guarantee. All courses are shipped worldwide at no charge.

About TrainSignal: Founded in 2002, TrainSignal provides computer-based "Total Experience" training that gives individuals the tools and confidence to tackle real-world challenges, pass their certification exams and succeed in today's competitive global IT market.

TrainSignal offers a wide range of computer training packages covering Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, VMware, and Microsoft Office. In addition to its Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server 2010, and Windows 7 courses, TrainSignal offers training for over fifty different training courses including VMware vSphere training, Cisco CCNA training, Citrix XenApp training and more.

A privately-held company, TrainSignal is based in Schaumburg, IL. For more information about TrainSignal, please visit

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