As the OS of choice for many businesses, Microsoft Windows houses the sensitive data of banks, hospitals and corporations. In fact, as one of the most prevalently used operating systems out there, malware authors have an affinity for attacking anything Windows—it’s their go-to playground.  In order to properly defend Windows security, you’ll need to configure a lot more than just a firewall. You’ll need a myriad of tools, techniques and tricks to outsmart the bad guys and protect your Windows system. But no worries: our Microsoft Windows Security Essentials course will teach you just that.

In this course, you’ll get hands-on experience configuring and managing security on Windows Servers. Taught completely online, our self-paced course includes topics ranging from access controls and authentication, encryption, application rules and group policy objects. The course addresses security in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. With multiple reading assignments and interactive lectures, you’ll go over a lot of useful information about the internal security of Microsoft Windows servers. Everything a System Administrator will need is packed into this course. You’ll learn how to fix and avoid multiple threats and vulnerabilities, how to set up security policy, and how to manage threats.

The class is split up into four main information modules: Microsoft Windows Security Features, Setting up Windows Systems with Secure Access Controls, Setting up Windows Systems Using Encryption and Application Rules, and Network Security Tools and Techniques. Each module addresses specific security topics, such as encryption methods and security certificates.

Aspiring Windows System Administrators will truly benefit from this class, as they will learn all the information necessary to manage security on Windows servers. After successful completion of the course, students will be able to configure their security environment on Windows system, a vital skill set in protecting sensitive data. 

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