Course

Auditing Features

Windows logs tell us how our computer is doing and whether we should focus on any piece of hardware or software to fix an impending issue that could result in a breach.

    Syllabus

  • Application Logs Demo Video — 00:16:13
    • Watch a demonstration of how application logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

  • Using Disk Quotas Video — 00:08:57
    • Watch a demonstration of how to set up and configure disk quotas to protect your computer from other users filling up your hard drives.

  • Security Logs Video — 00:00:49
    • A discussion of how security logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

  • System Logs Video — 00:00:48
    • A discussion of how system logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

  • Application Logs Video — 00:01:22
    • A discussion of how application logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

  • Security Logs Demo Video — 00:08:20
    • Watch a demonstration of how security logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

  • System Logs Demo Video — 00:08:13
    • Watch a demonstration of how system logs can protect your Windows 10 host.

Syllabus

Course description

Using Windows logs is a quick way to view the status of our Windows 10 hosts. Covered in this course are the various types of logs in Windows 10 and how to use them to troubleshoot programs and services. This can lead to a healthier computing environment that is better suited to being protected from hackers and malware.

Meet the author

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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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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