Whether you are upgrading or starting afresh with a new operating system out of the box, having the peace of mind that your system will be secure is possible by taking a few necessary actions. Protecting your Windows 10 system includes updating authentication and authorization settings, reviewing encryption options, selecting an anti-virus solution, and configuring network settings. Activating native solutions or adding compatible third-party solutions can improve your system's defenses. Completing a few crucial steps and configuring settings according to your needs is the focus of this course, Windows 10: Security.
In this course, Martin Guidry helps you work through each essential security step. He takes you through familiar ground, standard account setup, covering accounts, passwords, users groups, and permissions. He also takes you through unfamiliar territory, enhanced features and new products, examining BitLocker, Wi-Fi Sense, Windows Defender, and Edge, the new web browser. This course provides instructional step-by-step walkthroughs in addition to best practice discussions. Learn how to protect your computer from a network attack, apply security policies in Group Policy, use remote desktop, and more.
Penetration Testing Team Lead at PerspectaMartin Guidry is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and an authority on topics such as SQL Server and SharePoint.
Martin has over 3,000 hours of classroom experience teaching over 600 students, and he has passed 46 Microsoft Certification exams, which prompted Microsoft to hire him to write future exams. A native of Carencro, Louisiana, Martin earned a bachelor's degree from University of Louisiana, where he pursued graduate work in computer science. Martin has done freelance consulting in software development and database design since 1997.
Skills covered in this course
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Martin Guidry and welcome to Securing Windows 10. In this course, we'll cover the skills you need to configure the security of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. I'll start by discussing the different authentication and authorization methods in Windows 10, then I'll show you how to use group policy to tighten the security of Windows 10, we'll see how to protect Windows 10 from viruses and malware and we'll explore encryption tools like BitLocker and EFS. We'll cover all these features plus plenty of other tools and techniques now. Let's get started with Securing Windows 10.
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