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Introduction and Overview of Windows 10 Host Security

An introduction on the Windows 10 operating system and a history of Windows security issues and features in Windows 10 that can protect your host.

2 videos  //  11 minutes of training

Course description

Windows has a history of not securing their past operating systems. With hackers becoming more sophisticated, Microsoft had to up the ante. With Windows 10, not only is there a much better policy for patching Windows 10, but there are many new features as well to keep your Windows 10 host safe along with every other PC in your organization.

Course syllabus

Windows OS Security Brief HistoryDuration: 3:48

This video covers the history of security in Windows and how it has evolved.

Windows 10 Security FeaturesDuration: 7:09

Features in Windows 10 that come preinstalled but need to be set up to work properly are covered.

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.