• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Windows Administrators, also referred to as Windows Systems Administrators, are responsible for installing, managing, and upgrading Windows-based systems and servers inside an organization. They may also be responsible for the management of user accounts and groups.

In this course, you will explore the basics of user and group accounts in Windows and learn how to differentiate between local and domain user accounts. You will discover the various ways to create and manage users and groups in Windows, and explore how to change account settings, such as passwords, account types, and account expirations. Next, you will learn how Group Policy Editor can help control, manage accounts in a working environment, and consider account security considerations, including locking features and sign-in options. Lastly, you will explore ways to protect a computer from unauthorized access, including protecting against malware and using a well-chosen and protected password.

Learning Objectives

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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.