• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Windows 10 adds new security features that seek to overcome the limitations of traditional passwords. Explore the details of how login works as well as key concepts behind authentication, including Kerberos.

Learning Objectives

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Authentication

  • describe how to know if a device is secure
  • describe the examples of an attack
  • describe defense in depth
  • describe how login works
  • describe user accounts and devices
  • describe user accounts
  • compare types of devices
  • describe Microsoft passport and VSM
  • describe what is new in Windows 10 for securing identities
  • describe how Microsoft Passport works
  • describe Microsoft Passport considerations
  • describe virtual secure mode
  • describe how kerberos works
  • describe how access tokens work

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.