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Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10

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Systems are vulnerable and threats are real. You need to be able to protect network and local access to resources, install safeguards, and implement countermeasures. In this course, we explore the built-in security features that come with Windows 10 and are designed to resist many known threats. This includes Group Policies, User Account Control, AppLocker, Device Guard, Windows Advanced Firewall, Windows Defender, and other Windows 10 internal protections. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

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This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.


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Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe policies in Windows 10
  • describe how policies are applied
  • describe multiple local group policies
  • describe what UAC is
  • describe how UAC works
  • configure UAC
  • describe boot time threats
  • describe countermeasures
  • describe RootKit countermeasures in action
  • describe device guard
  • describe how device guard works
  • describe AppLocker
  • configure AppLocker policies
  • describe the features of WAF
  • configure firewall rules
  • configure connection security rules
  • describe monitor connection security rules
  • configure network isolation rules
  • describe Windows defender
  • describe the new features in Windows defender
  • describe additional Windows protections
  • use the exclude process in Windows Defender
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