The file system itself can provide an additional level of security. Lisa Bock covers the New Technology File System, NTFS, used in Windows operating systems.
- [Instructor] The file system itself … can provide an additional level of security. … All Windows operating systems … use the New Technology File System or NTFS. … Prior to that the File Allocation Table or FAT was used. … FAT is a simple Windows file system … and is a table that exists at the very top of the volume. … FAT has serious limitations in providing security. … It only supports read-only, hidden, system, … and archive file attributes … and not the wide variety of permissions … that are available in NTFS. … However, FAT is still supported. … NTFS is what is used in today's Windows operating systems. … NTFS has advanced ability to secure the file system … by granting or denying various permissions. … This allows control over which users and groups … can gain access to the files and folders stored … on the NTFS volume. … With NTFS user-defined attributes can be added to a file. … And for accountability NTFS adds a time stamp … indicating when the file was last accessed. … Permissions define the type of access granted, …
- 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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