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.
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  • Lectures 42
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Windows 7 knowledge

What am I going to get from this course?

  • securing Windows 7
  • preventing data leaks
  • securing networks
  • recovering data
  • configuring Windows 7 security mechanizms
  • using MMC Console
  • blocking ports, hosts, protocols

What is the target audience?

  • Windows 7 users
  • IT administrators
  • IT students
  • IT Security hobbists

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and some theory
Let's begin
Preview
04:03
Understanding security
Preview
04:28
Build-in security mechanisms
Preview
03:41
Automated attacks
04:19
Section 2: Practice: Basic settings and MMC Console
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
Section 3: Data security in Windows 7
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
Section 4: Network Security in Windows 7
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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