• 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 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.