Securing Windows Server 2016 (M20744)
In this course, you will learn how to enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that you administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already, and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to ensure that administrators can perform the precise tasks they need at any time.
Additionally, you will learn how to mitigate malware threats, identify security issues by using auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016, secure your virtualization platform, and use new deployment options (such as Nano server and containers) to enhance security. You will also learn how to help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control.
IT professionals who need to administer Windows Server 2016 networks securely and work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.
At least two years of experience in the IT field as well as:
- An understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
- An understanding of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles
- An understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization fundamentals
- An understanding of Windows Server security principles
- Secure application development and a server workload infrastructure
- Manage security baselines
- Configure and manage just enough and just-in-time (JIT) administration
- Manage data security
- Configure Windows Firewall and a software-defined distributed firewall
- Secure network traffic
- Secure your virtualization infrastructure
- Manage malware and threats
- Configure advanced auditing
- Manage software updates
- Manage threats by using Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) and Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)