• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Data security is a key component in managing Windows devices and cloud-based services. This course addresses security principles required for sharing data and how to authenticate securely. It is one in a series of courses that prepares learners for exam 98-368: Windows Devices and Mobility Fundamentals, which serves as a credit towards the Microsoft Technology Associate certification and allows students to attain a Microsoft certification, which may later upgrade to a MCSA or even MCSE certificate.

Learning Objectives

File and Print Sharing

  • start the course
  • configure NTFS permissions
  • configure Share permissions
  • share files using Windows Homegroups
  • install and manage printers
  • view effective permissions on files and folders
  • create public shares in Windows
  • create basic shares in Windows
  • create advanced shares in Windows

Data Encryption

  • enable and use EFS
  • move or copy data that is secured using Windows EFS
  • implement BitLocker To Go
  • configure a client VPN connection
  • manage certificates in Windows
  • describe the role of SSL in data encryption
  • use public and private keys during cryptography

Internet, Intranet, and Extranet

  • describe private networks
  • describe public networks
  • describe the Windows Firewall
  • describe cloud-based services

User Authentication

  • use Multi-Factor Authentication in Azure
  • use smart cards for authentication
  • describe Windows Rights Management
  • use biometrics for authentication
  • use password procedures for authentication
  • configure file and share permissions

Practice: Configuring Share Permissions

  • create and share a folder, set folder permissions, and encrypt a file

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Administration