Infrastructure Components

This serves as an introduction to some of the most common infrastructure components and how are they used for providing web server services.

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This course introduces diverse infrastructure components and how those components are used to provide web server services. You’ll refresh or expand your knowledge of web servers, the cloud, content delivery networks, firewalls, load balancers, web application firewalls, intrusion detection systems and file integrity monitoring.

Course syllabus

Web ServersDuration: 12:01

Introduction to web servers and popular web server software.

The CloudDuration: 12:46

Introduction to the cloud: characteristics, service models and popular cloud vendors.

CDNDuration: 13:30

Introduction to content delivery networks and their benefits.

Web Server SecurityDuration: 20:22

Introduction to defense-in-depth for web server security.

FirewallsDuration: 9:05

Introduction to firewalls.

Load BalancersDuration: 10:50

Introduction to load balancers.

Web Application FirewallDuration: 25:57

Introduction to web application firewall.

Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS)Duration: 25:07

Introduction to intrusion detection and prevention systems.

File Integrity MonitoringDuration: 8:08

Introduction to file integrity monitoring.

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Manuel Leos Rivas

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Manuel earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Computer Systems Engineering at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Mexico and a Master of Sciences in Information Security Engineering with focus on Incident Response at the SANS Technology Institute. He holds around 40 cybersecurity-related certifications.

He started working full-time in the information security field in early 2000. Since 2012, Manuel has worked as a security expert, including supporting over a thousand WAFs to protect a variety of web applications. Starting in 2016, Manuel committed part of his personal time to improve the OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set, becoming an active rule developer. Since then he has contributed numerous new rules, fixed false positives and false negatives and assisted with many other improvements.

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