Windows 10 Host Security Project Course Course

Practice your Windows 10 Host Security skills by solving challenges.

2 hours, 24 minutes

Course description

Multiple challenges within this project allow you to practice securing Windows 10 hosts. You’ll begin by setting up a secure Hyper-V lab environment. Next, you’ll practice locating and enabling the virtual trusted platform module and virtualization-based security, encrypting data with BitLocker, sharing files and modifying user permissions, verifying port security provided by Windows Firewall and much more.



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View the solutions to the Windows 10 Host Security Project.
Project Challenges

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This documents describes the configuration and challenges for the Windows 10 Host Security Project.
Project Hints Video

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Get hints to help you complete the Windows 10 Host Security Project.
Project Walkthrough Video

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An overview of the process and tasks involved in the Windows 10 Host Security Project.

Meet the author

Robert McMillen

Professor Robert McMillen is a college instructor with over 50 technical certifications. He has an MBA and teaches Computer Science at Portland based colleges. Robert has earned multiple MCSEs and an MCT from Microsoft. He is the owner of Tech Publishing, a Portland-based network new media company. Robert has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and earned certifications from companies like Microsoft, Checkpoint, IBM, and Cisco. Some of his higher profile jobs have been restoring email for the government to prosecute Enron executives, training the network vulnerability assessment team for the U.S. Army, and relocating the Xbox world for Microsoft.

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