Learn how to secure a Windows operating system as you prepare to take and pass the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam 98-367, Security Fundamentals.
- [Lisa] Hello, my name is Lisa Bock, and welcome to IT Security Foundations: Operating System Security. The operating system provides integration of attached devices, manages files and folders, and is the interface between the user, applications, and the network. However, the operating system is where many attacks are launched and targeted. In this course I'll introduce you to authentication, how to enforce permissions, conduct auditing, and ways to protect the server. I'll cover best practices for securing email, along with some basics of encryption. At the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of what's involved in securing an operating system, and you'll be ready to investigate even more of the elements of operating system security for either a PC or a server. Now let's get started.
- Define “passphrase.”
- Recall the purpose of multifactor authentication.
- Identify the tool used in today’s Windows operating systems to secure the file system.
- Explain what happens when a file is moved into a folder with permissions.
- Name the authentication protocol used in Active Directory.
- Recognize the location of the audit logs.
- Summarize the purpose of hardening.
- Explain the purpose of cryptographic techniques.
Skill Level Beginner
IT Security Foundations: Core Conceptswith Lisa Bock1h 35m Beginner
IT Security: Key Policies and Resourceswith Gregory Michaelidis23m 44s Intermediate
1. Understand User Authentication
2. Understand Permissions
3. Dissecting Audit Policies
4. Server Protection
5. Providing email protection
6. Understand Encryption
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