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Microsoft Windows Vista Security Tutorial


Windows Vista is Microsoft’s newest operating system. Although it’s considered to be the most secure version of the Microsoft Windows operating system to date, configuring its new security features and winding your way through Vista’s new user interfaces can be a daunting task. author & experienced security administrator Bobby Rogers will guide you to the key information that both beginners and seasoned professionals will need to securely deploy Windows Vista in a home, small business, or enterprise-level environment. To begin learning simply click the links.

Introduction & Course Overview

Introduction & Course Overview

Introduction to Vista Security

Windows Security Over the Years
Versions of Vista
New Security Features in Vista
Comparison of Vista Security Features

User & Group Security

Windows Accounts
Windows Groups
User Account Control
Configuring User & Group Security Pt. 1
Configuring User & Group Security Pt. 2

NTFS & Share Permissions

Rights/Privileges & Permissions
Share Permissions
NTFS Permissions
Effective Permissions & Deny Permissions
Demonstration: Configuring Permissions

Managing Windows Vista Security

The Windows Security Center
Fighting Malware With Windows Defender
Demonstration: Configuring Windows Defender
The New & Improved Windows Firewall
Demonstration: Configuring Windows Firewall
Local Security Policies & Settings

Data Protection in Vista

Data Protection Methods
EFS
Auditing Pt. 1
Auditing Pt. 2
Bit Locker
Demostration: Implementing EFS

Internet Explorer Security

Improvements in Internet Explorer
Phishing Filters
Parental Controls
Configuring Privacy
Configuring Zones Pt.1
Configuring Zones Pt.2
Configuring Advanced Settings

Authentication Methods & Protocols

Authentication Protocols
User account Security
Password Security Pt.1
Password Security Pt.2
Advanced Authentication Methods

Integration with Active Directory

Active Directory Concepts
Domain User & Computer Accounts
Using Groups in Domains
Group Policy

Network Security

Network Security Features in Vista
Windows Firewall/Advanced Security Pt.1
Windows Firewall/Advanced Security Pt.2
Configuring IPSec in Vista

Wireless Security in Vista

Vista Improvements in Wireless Security
Wireless Security Basics
Configuring Wireless Security in Vista
Demo: Configuring Wireless Security

Securing the OS

Securing the Installation
Local Security Policy Pt.1
Local Security Policy Pt.2
Local Security Policy Pt.3
Security Configuration & Analysis Tool
Configuring Windows Update

Security Testing Windows Vista

Introduction to Security Testing
Security Testing Techniques & Methods
Security Testing Tools
Demo: Security Testing Tools

Best Vista Security Practices

Best Installation Practices
Best Configuration Practices
Best Practices with Securing Data
Best Network & Wireless Security Practices

Course Wrap Up

Course Wrap Up

Credits

About The Author


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