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Protecting Windows 10

Course Overview

In this course, students will learn how to secure the Windows 10 OS and protect the data on the device. Students will be introduced to common methods used for authentication and access control. This course will teach how to configure file and folder permissions and creating security policies. Students will also be introduced to the different types of external threats and how to leverage features like encryption and firewalls, as well as tools like Windows Defender.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Describe the methods for securing Windows 10.
  • Configure account access and authentication.
  • Configure file and folder permissions.
  • Create security policies.
  • Describe common threats and methods for mitigating against them.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Course Staff

Brian Hinkelman

Brian Hinkelman

Sr Content Developer

Brian has over 20 years' experience in IT, working as a Desktop Technician, Network Administrator, IT Manager and Web Application Developer. In recent years, he has worked as pre-sales engineer in the enterprise space, and formerly a Microsoft Datacenter TSP. Brian now manages the Modern Desktop track at Microsoft Worldwide Learning.

  1. Course Number

    MD-100.3
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  4. Estimated Effort

    12-18 hours in total
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