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Data Security

Data security in these videos is about protecting access from people who shouldn't have access. NTFS security and share permissions are covered so you know how to properly share files and folders securely for your Windows hosts.

10 videos  //  73 minutes of training

Course description

Privacy laws require you keep any client data secure, and in the videos in this course, you’ll learn how to do this using NTFS security and share permissions. You’ll also learn how to calculate permissions when both types of security are applied to your Windows folders. You’ll also learn about file encryption and keeping viruses from executing when you plug in a device.

Course syllabus

NTFS PermissionsDuration: 6:41

Permissions to files and folders in the security tab are discussed.

NTFS Permissions DemoDuration: 12:44

Permissions to files and folders in the security tab are demonstrated.

Share PermissionsDuration: 6:41

Share permissions are examined for users to open remotely.

Share Permissions DemoDuration: 15:33

Share permissions are demonstrated.

Data Execution Prevented (DEP)Duration: 8:16

Data Execution Prevented is analyzed on how it can protect your Windows 10 host.

DEP DemoDuration: 1:40

Data Execution Prevented is demonstrated on how it can protect your Windows 10 host.

Encrypted File System (EFS)Duration: 4:15

File and folder encryption are discussed to encrypt specific data on your Windows 10 host.

File and Folder Encryption DemoDuration: 6:57

File and folder encryption are demonstrated.

Data Encryption Using BitLocker (with or without TPM)Duration: 3:45

A demonstration of BitLocker to encrypt your entire hard drive.

BitLocker DemoDuration: 6:29

BitLocker is demonstrated.

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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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.