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Learn Windows 10 Host Security

Windows 10 Host Security is a learning path that anyone who works with Windows computers can use to gain insights on how to protect their hosts both in SOHO and enterprise environments.

13 courses  //   76 videos  //   7 hours of training

Windows 10 Host Security training

Editing policies at both the host level as well as utilizing tools in Active Directory are covered and demonstrated to help keep your data safe, as well as any client data that the hosts may contain. Many different real world examples are presented as well as experiences from the presenter. See how your organization can benefit by protecting your Windows 10 computers from malware, wireless hacking, open firewall ports, browsing the web and much more.

Learning path components

Windows 10 Host Security Project
Practice Exam
Windows 10 Host Security Project

Windows 10 Host Security Project

A hands-on project to help you learn Windows 10 Host Security.

Number of questions: 1

Introduction and Overview of Windows 10 Host Security
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Introduction and Overview of Windows 10 Host Security

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

Data Security
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Data Security

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
74 minutes of training

Authentication Mechanisms
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Authentication Mechanisms

Authentication Mechanisms

There are policies in place to allow you to log into a computer and set the security to keep non-authorized personnel from accessing that data. These policies and procedures are demonstrated in this course.

8 videos
38 minutes of training

Hardening Techniques
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Hardening Techniques

Hardening Techniques

Learn how to update and patch your Windows 10 hosts both locally and through Active Directory automatically. You'll also learn about firewalls and Windows Defender.

9 videos
48 minutes of training

Local Group and Security Policy
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Local Group and Security Policy

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.

3 videos
18 minutes of training

Web Browser Security
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Web Browser Security

Web Browser Security

Browsing the web is one of the two biggest malware risks with Windows 10, with email being the second. Learn how to secure the Edge web browser in your Windows 10 hosts to keep malware away from your computer.

3 videos
14 minutes of training

User Account Management
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User Account Management

User Account Management

There are many types of accounts, but do you know the best policy for what type you should use when logging onto your Windows 10 host? In this course, we explain and demonstrate these features and options.

9 videos
23 minutes of training

Application Management
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Application Management

Application Management

Let's talk about keeping your computer safe while loading applications is a safe way to operate your computer. Utilizing AppLocker, isolation and assigned access can help you do that. These concepts are discussed and demonstrated in this course.

8 videos
29 minutes of training

Certificates
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Certificates

Certificates

Why do we need certificates on our Windows 10 host? This course covers the many different reasons for and types of certificates, helping you understand how and why you need them.

3 videos
35 minutes of training

Auditing Features
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Auditing Features

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.

7 videos
44 minutes of training

Backup and Recovery
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Backup and Recovery

Backup and Recovery

In case of disaster, encryption or other malady, you can use the different types of Windows backups to bring your data back as soon as possible to your Windows 10 hosts.

6 videos
56 minutes of training

Wireless Security
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Wireless Security

Wireless Security

More computers connect wirelessly to their corporate LAN and the internet than ever before. Learn about the different encryption types and the most secure way to connect.

5 videos
35 minutes of training

Remote Access Security
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Remote Access Security

Remote Access Security

Road warriors keep companies running by being able to sell anywhere. You need a secure platform from which to do this, and in this course we discuss and demonstrate these concepts.

3 videos
24 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Securing data using NTFS security and share permissions
  • Passwords, biometrics, PINs and other authentication methods
  • Using Active Directory to update and patch Windows 10
  • Configuring local policies and accounts
  • Securing and using tools like the Edge browser and AppLocker
  • Creating certificates and backups, using Windows logs and more

Who is this for?

An understanding of computers and networking is recommended. This skill path is designed for:

  • IT professionals looking to better understand Windows 10 security
  • Network and system administrators
  • Cybersecurity technicians
  • Anyone who works with Windows computers

You're in good company

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James Coyle

FireEye, Inc.

"I knew Infosec could tell me what to expect on the exam and what topics to focus on most."

Julian Tang

Chief Information Officer

"I’ve taken five boot camps with Infosec and all my instructors have been great."

Jeffrey Coa

Information Security Systems Officer

Plans and pricing

Personal

$299

Annually

Teams

$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.