Host Security




This assessment provides a set of multiple-choice questions relating to host security. The knowledge sub-domains assessed are:


  • Understanding host security
  • Understanding need of securing individual hosts
  • Understanding threats specific to hosts
  • Identifying paths to host threats
  • Purpose of host before assessment
  • Describing host security baselining
  • Describing OS security baselining
  • Understanding and describing security requirements for different types of servers
  • Understanding security requirements for hardening of routers
  • Understanding security requirements for hardening of switches
  • Understanding data security at rest, motion and use
  • Understanding virtualization security


After completing this assessment, the candidate or organization administering the assessment will have a strong idea of knowledge-based strengths and weaknesses in the domains the candidate is being tested.