Local Group and Security Policy

Local policies drive security in Windows 10 in ways many don't realize. Learn how to configure them in a few simple steps.

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Course description

Many IT administrators don’t think about what local policies are protecting their Windows 10 hosts. Learn about the types of policies you can create and enforce when Active Directory isn’t available and your computers aren’t local to your local area network.

Course syllabus

Local Security and Local Group Policy OverviewDuration: 2:30

Local security and group policy programs are discussed to help lock down your computer from unauthorized access.

Local Security and Local Group Policy DemoDuration: 11:41

A demonstration of how to lock down your computer using these two applications is shown.

Creating Policies for Different Access LevelsDuration: 2:47

This demonstration uses local and group policies to lock down the ability of users to perform specific administrative tasks.

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Robert McMillen

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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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