• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Windows 10/11 has numerous built-in features to protect your device and your data. Implementing these features will enable you to create a more secure environment.

In this course, you will see the importance of keeping Windows systems safe and secure and learn to differentiate between common threats and vulnerabilities that put a system at risk. Explore how to administer account settings such as password and privilege configurations and manage user and group permissions and access controls with advanced tools such as the Group Policy Editor and the local security policy. Discover key features of the Windows Firewall and Windows Defender anti-malware component and explore how to use the Security Configuration Wizard to harden systems. Lastly, learn common strategies for preventing security breaches and vulnerabilities.

Learning Objectives

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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