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Data Management and Device Security

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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.

Target Audience
IT professionals involved in planning, deploying, configuring, and managing Microsoft devices and cloud services for end users.


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Lesson Objectives

Data Management and Device Security

  • 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
  • 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
  • describe private networks
  • describe public networks
  • describe the Windows Firewall
  • describe cloud-based services
  • 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
  • create and share a folder, set folder permissions, and encrypt a file
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