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Application Management

Let's talk about keeping your computer safe while loading applications is a safe way to operate your computer. Utilizing AppLocker, isolation and assigned access can help you do that. These concepts are discussed and demonstrated in this course.

8 videos  //  30 minutes of training

Course description

Application installation can lead directly to downloading and installing malware to your Windows 10 hosts. You can protect yourself using built-in tools such as AppLocker, assigned access, isolation and protected folders. Also, learn how to sideload apps to your Windows 10 hosts so you can use other resources besides the Windows store.

Course syllabus

AppLockerDuration: 1:15

Learn how to use AppLocker to allow only specific applications to run on your Windows 10 host.

AppLocker DemoDuration: 12:23

Watch a demonstration of how to lock down application access using AppLocker.

Assigned AccessDuration: 0:44

Learn how to use Assigned Access to create a kiosk computer that runs only one application.

Assigned Access DemoDuration: 2:38

Watch a demonstration of how to create a kiosk computer to run only one application.

SideloadingDuration: 3:25

Use sideloading to be able to load apps from locations other than the Microsoft store.

Isolation (in Hyper-V)Duration: 3:21

Learn how to use isolation to limit the access from a Hyper-V host to a virtual machine in order to stop the spread of malware.

Isolation in Hyper-V DemoDuration: 3:22

Watch a demonstration on how to isolate your virtual machines from the Windows 10 host to stop any malicious software spreading.

Protected FoldersDuration: 3:13

Meet the author

Robert McMillen


Robert McMillen started his career as an IT administrator for a manufacturing company after earning his CompTIA A+. He quickly learned how to fix and troubleshoot desktops and laptops, but his real passions were networking and server administration. Shortly after, he earned his first MCSE and Cisco CCNA and has continued with various certifications over the years (now over 50). He earned a Microsoft Certified Trainer certification and seven MCSEs. He started a successful consulting company in 2001 and eventually sold it in 2017 to focus on teaching networking and security in college and being a video and book author. Some interesting jobs he's performed include restoring the Enron emails for the Justice Department, training troops headed to Iraq on network security, and managing a billion dollar merger of Cisco network and Microsoft technologies.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.