Windows 7: Complete guide for OS security techniques
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Windows 7: Complete guide for OS security techniques

Learn how to secure most popular OS - Windows 7. Learn all the techniques and tools used by professionals.
4.1 (20 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
406 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2014
English
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What Will I Learn?
securing Windows 7
preventing data leaks
securing networks
recovering data
configuring Windows 7 security mechanizms
using MMC Console
blocking ports, hosts, protocols
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Requirements
  • Basic Windows 7 knowledge
Description

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 2017

Windows 7 is the most popular desktop operating system in the world, with a market share of over 51% (source: Net Applications). This means that half of all the computers over the world work under control of Microsoft Windows 7! However, huge popularity of the system, implicates numerous different viruses, malware and countless numbers of hacker's attacks.

Installing an antivirus application is not enough to properly protect your computer. Effective protection of the system consists of a variety of factors, of which must be ensured. This is the only way you can protect yourself against data leaks and prevent the network from becoming your computer a zombie machine.

During 42 lectures you will learn in an accessible way how to secure client machines running under Windows 7. We will discuss issues of data protection, the security mechanisms built into the system and how to use sophisticated external tools.

Who is the target audience?
  • Windows 7 users
  • IT administrators
  • IT students
  • IT Security hobbists
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 42 Lectures Collapse All 42 Lectures 02:22:06
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Introduction and some theory
4 Lectures 16:31
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Practice: Basic settings and MMC Console
14 Lectures 50:01
BIOS
03:06

Updates - WinVer
01:59

System edition
03:00

UAC Settings
02:08

Identity
05:37

Groups
06:52

Security Log
03:36

Locking access
02:26

Minimazing attacks service area
02:06

System services
02:47

System services: Blackviper
05:20

Security Policies
02:04

Microsoft Security Baseline Analyzer
02:09

Security validation
06:51
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Data security in Windows 7
11 Lectures 34:26
Introduction to data security
02:37

Theory: Handling applications
02:08

Theory: Data Execution Prevention
02:34

Practice: Microsoft Security Essentials
03:16

Configuring MS Essentials
01:59

Blocking applications
02:39

Process Explorer
03:12

Autoruns
02:39

Practice: DEP
02:29

EMET
02:47

Recuva
08:06
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Network Security in Windows 7
13 Lectures 41:08
Theory: Introduction to Network Security
04:55

Theory: Protect privacy
05:54

Network types
02:57

Firewall
02:29

MMC Console
02:00

Inbound rules
01:51

Creating rules from scratch
01:49

Rule Wizard
01:01

Blocking ports
01:28

Blocking protocols and network services
02:28

Snap-ins
03:04

Blocking hosts
07:02

Browser configuration
04:10
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