CompTIA A+ 220-902: Windows Security Features and Management

This course is aimed at entry level IT professionals of less than one year of experience and may also be useful as a review for veteran professionals who are attempting the CompTIA A+ exam or deploying a technology that may be new to their organization.


Expected Duration
147 minutes

There are a number of security features provided by the Windows OS. In this course, you will explore the features provided by the Windows OS for the purpose of maintaining security of data resources, how to implement them, and how to manage those features.


Windows Security

  • start the course
  • describe Windows 10 security
  • compare types of user accounts
  • describe user rights and permissions
  • describe account management
  • describe group policies
  • describe UAC
  • describe how EFS works
  • describe how to configure UAC
  • describe data protection
  • describe how NTFS inheritance works
  • compare copy and move
  • describe security log
  • describe NTFS auditing
  • describe the encrypted file system
  • describe how to configure EFS
  • describe BitLocker
  • describe BitLocker key protectors
  • describe BitLocker To Go
  • compare BitLocker and EFS
  • describe threat resistance in Windows
  • describe threat resistance technologies
  • describe secure and trusted boot

Best Practices to Secure a Workstation

  • describe password best practices
  • describe account management

Securing Mobile Devices

  • describe securing mobile devices
  • describe authentication

Practice: Adjusting UAC

  • implement adjusting UAC





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