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Learn how to secure Windows Servers

Explore the details of Windows Server Security with this learning path on access control networks, passwords, disaster recovery and the many different and vital aspects of a server that must be protected.

12 courses  //   74 videos  //   7 hours of training

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Windows Server security training

Windows Server Security provides an in-depth introduction to the details of securing and handling your Windows server. Beginning with a comprehensive overview, the student will look at access control networks, passwords, authentication, firewall security, Edge browsing security, physical security and more. We’ll also take a close look at one of the most important topics for any student of cybersecurity: disaster recovery.

Learning path components

Windows Server Security Assessment
Assessment
Windows Server Security Assessment

Windows Server Security Assessment

See how your Windows Server Security skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Windows Server Security Project
Practice Exam
Windows Server Security Project

Windows Server Security Project

Set up a secure Hyper-V lab on your host PC and build your skills through eight hands-on challenges. You'll start with installing Active Directory onto the server. Then you'll practice creating a shared folder and calculating effective permissions, hiding shares from users without access, encrypting files using the Encrypting File System (EFS) and BitLocker, blocking access via IP addresses and firewall ports, and securing server traffic using certificates.

Number of questions: 8

Introduction and Overview of Windows Server Security
Course
Introduction and Overview of Windows Server Security

Introduction and Overview of Windows Server Security

Get an introduction to the Windows Server operating system and basic security features.

4 videos
18 minutes of training

Access Control Network
Course
Access Control Network

Access Control Network

Explore data security, NTFS security and share permissions so that you know how to properly share files and folders securely for your Windows servers.

9 videos
52 minutes of training

Password and Authentication
Course
Password and Authentication

Password and Authentication

Explore the policies in place to allow you to set security and keep non-authorized personnel from accessing data.

10 videos
39 minutes of training

Updating Your Server for Security
Course
Updating Your Server for Security

Updating Your Server for Security

Learn about updating and patching your Windows 10 hosts, device driver signing and security.

5 videos
24 minutes of training

Firewall Security, Routing and VPNs
Course
Firewall Security, Routing and VPNs

Firewall Security, Routing and VPNs

Take a look at the Windows Defender firewall and how it's configured to protect from inside and outside threats.

8 videos
70 minutes of training

Edge Browsing Security
Course
Edge Browsing Security

Edge Browsing Security

Learn how to secure the Edge web browser in your Windows servers to keep malware away from your computer.

3 videos
17 minutes of training

Local Account Security
Course
Local Account Security

Local Account Security

Explore account security through automatic prompting, application blocking and more.

5 videos
25 minutes of training

Malware and Certificates
Course
Malware and Certificates

Malware and Certificates

Certificates can be public, domain or self-signed. Learn about the differences in this course, as well as your best anti-malware solutions.

10 videos
67 minutes of training

Event Logs
Course
Event Logs

Event Logs

Event logs are your window into what's happening in the system.

4 videos
25 minutes of training

Backups and Disaster Recovery
Course
Backups and Disaster Recovery

Backups and Disaster Recovery

When disaster strikes, you need to be ready to act. Explore disaster recovery and the importance of backups.

7 videos
40 minutes of training

Physical Security
Course
Physical Security

Physical Security

In case of disaster, you can use the different types of Windows backup to bring your data back as soon as possible.

3 videos
11 minutes of training

Hyper-V Security
Course
Hyper-V Security

Hyper-V Security

There are more virtual machines than ever, and it's important to be prepared to protect them.

6 videos
13 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • NTFS and share permissions
  • Encryption using BitLocker and EFS
  • Windows Server update services
  • Password policies
  • Safety from threats such as ransomware
  • And much more

Who is this for?

  • IT administrator
  • Network and system administrators
  • Cybersecurity professionals
  • Anyone looking to learn how to secure Windows Servers

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