Course

Preparation – Design Considerations

Learn the basic considerations and implementation of diverse controls for web server platform design.

    Syllabus

  • Basic Security Controls Video — 00:38:30
    • Introduction to CIS security controls.

  • Multitier Architecture Video — 00:17:58
    • Design considerations for N-tier architecture.

  • Business Requirements Video — 00:12:43
    • Translating business needs to actionable items.

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Course description

This course covers the N-tier design advantages and the considerations and impact of diverse business requirements to the implementation of a web server. You’ll learn the CIS security controls, the CIS controls types and the implementation groups for the purpose of easing its adoption and monitoring.

Meet the author

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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