Pitman Training

MTA Security Fundamentals

Course Outline

If you’re working towards a career as an IT security specialist working with Microsoft Windows servers and network operating systems, the MTA Security Fundamentals course from Pitman Training is the perfect choice.

This highly informative course has been designed by Microsoft to give those entering the IT industry for the first time a full understanding of all of the fundamental security concepts.

You’ll gain the necessary knowledge needed to build secure Microsoft Windows Servers and Windows-based network operating systems. On top of this you’ll learn all about essential system recovery tools, creating active directories and account management.

Upon completion of this course you’ll be ready to take the Microsoft exam 98-367 and will receive a Pitman Training Course Completion certificate*. With the MTA Security Fundamentals certification on your CV, you’ll be able to prove to employers that you have the skills needed to really look after security networks.

To make learning more engaging, the course includes interactive videos and a pre and post-test to identify any skill gaps in your knowledge.

* Please note that Vendor specific exams may need to be organised separately.


To gain an understanding of the basics needed to build and secure Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows-based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools.

If you want to pursue a career in IT Security then this course will give you all the knowledge and skills you need to get started. 

A basic understanding of computers and working online would be advantageous prior to starting this course.

There are three sessions in this course: - 

Session 1: Introduction, Security Principles, Threats and Risks, Authentication Fundamentals, Windows/PKI Authentication, Password Policies, User/Group Management.

Session 2: Permission Management, Auditing, Physical Security Solutions, Malware Protection, Internet Explorer, Security, Encryption Basics, Windows Encryption Technologies.

Session 3: Network Perimeter Security, Network Segmentation, NAP, Network Protocol Security, Wireless Network Security, Client Protection, Server Protection, E-mail Protection.

This course will take around 9 hours to complete.

This course can be studied online. This means, you have the flexibility to study our MTA Security Fundamentals course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’re ready to go ahead, all you need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre who will be able to talk you through the process and set you up on the online platform, and then you’ll be ready to study the MTA Security Fundamentals course at a time and place convenient to yourself. 

To get in touch with your nearest centre that offers and supports our online MTA Security Fundamentals course click here.




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