Windows Server 2008 R2: Hacking and Securing

Learn hacking techniques, secure Windows Server 2008 R2 and protect the system from possible attacks.
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  • Lectures 36
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

LAST COURSE UPDATE: OCTOBER, 2016

Windows Server 2008 R2: hacking and securing training is dedicated for those who manage Server systems and IT infrastructure: IT administrators, IT managers or project managers.

The course includes topics discussed from the point of view of the administrator and shows you step by step what to do to protect the Windows Server against possible attacks and loss of important data.

  • You will learn how to implement and manage security policies.
  • You will customize security policies for your specific requirements.
  • You will see how to create your own GPO.
  • You will get to know how to automate the deployment of security policies.
  • You will learn how to create the certificate templates which will improve your daily work with Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • You will discover a number of MMC plug-ins to help you properly configure the Windows Server.
  • You will see how to avoid the mistakes when using standard setup wizards.
  • You will learn what are the differences in the methods of authentication and why some of them can be dangerous.
  • You will get to know the methods of data encryption.
  • You will learn the effect of confirming the identity of users and computers.
  • You will discover how to monitor the security level of the system.
  • You'll find out what CAs are.
  • You will learn how to manage certificates and how to process requests to issue such certificates.
  • You will get to know the Administrative Templates.
  • You will see how to analyze the software installed on Windows Server, and how to study its effect on security level.
  • You will learn the tools to analyze installed applications.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge about Windows Server 2008 R2

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Secure Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Know methods of attacks and weak points of the system
  • Protect important data on server

What is the target audience?

  • IT Students
  • IT managers
  • system administrators

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Let's begin with some theory
Preview
04:08
System security policy - basics
Preview
05:25
Section 2: Good practicies in managing server
Server manager - overview and roles
Preview
03:03
Security Configuration Wizard
02:31
SCW: Firewall
01:39
SCW: Auditing
02:18
Section 3: Security policies
Functionality level
01:06
Increasing functional level
03:53
Windows security settings
06:39
Groups, system services and registry
02:12
Security Compliance Manager
02:35
SCM: Reviewing options
03:28
SCM: Configuring policy
01:54
SCM: Managing templates
03:25
Section 4: Data and application security
Introduction to data security
02:16
Theoretical basics about data and app security
04:57
Data encription
06:27
Using system mechanisms to protect data
02:52
Securing applications with AppLocker
02:48
Executable rules
03:16
AppLocker in practice
05:34
Section 5: Monitoring security level
What you should know about monitoring the security
03:05
Let's start with Windows Server Update services
03:17
Report viewer
04:48
Active Directory
03:12
Configuring advanced options
03:35
Section 6: Group policy managment
Group Policies
04:36
Linking the GPO
03:11
Local administrators
02:32
Section 7: Certificates
Certificates authority
09:11
Using CA
06:40
How to issue certificates automaticly
03:04
Section 8: Testing configuration
How to check settings in real environment?
05:28
CA website
04:39
Attack Surface Analyzer
02:20
Now it's your turn. Thank you for taking part in our training.
04:00

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