IT3358 Information Security Concepts for the IT Professional
Unit 4 Assignment
OS and Application Security Strategy
For this assignment, you will explain how to secure your applications and operating systems through the use of various security tools. For this assignment, use the suggested resources, the Capella library, and the Internet to research the subject matter.
For this assignment, complete the following components to secure your applications and operating systems:
Describe threats and vulnerabilities associated with at least two (2) operating systems.
Describe an anti-malware solution for the organization and indicate on which operating systems it supports.
Select a suitable intrusion detection system (IDS) solution for the organization and explain the reasoning for your suggestion.
Describe at least two (2) control strategies you would consider implementing for securing the company's web-based infrastructure.
Describe at least two (2) control strategies you would consider implementing for securing the company's database infrastructure.
Define two (2) items that you would include in the organization's operating system security hardening procedures.
You are encouraged to provide resources and citations. Any references should be formatted according to APA (6th Edition) Style and Formatting.
Follow the scoring guide and submit to the assignment section once completed.