Data Protection in Windows 10

This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.


Expected Duration
107 minutes

Understand the nuances of applying permissions in order to protect data. Use various methods to encrypt files and devices, keeping user data secure even if the device is lost or stolen. In this course, we explore data protection methods for local and enterprise systems. We examine in-depth the effects of layering NTFS permissions. We learn how to use EFS, BitLocker, and MBAM to encrypt files and devices. We will also be introduced to the new Enterprise Data Protection which provides secure containers for mobile devices and BYOD scenarios. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.


Overview of Data Protection

  • start the course
  • describe data protection in Windows 10
  • describe Windows data protections
  • describe EDP

Configure File System Permission

  • describe standard permissions
  • describe advanced permissions
  • describe permission precedence
  • describe combine NTFS and share permissions
  • describe conditional access
  • describe how to troubleshoot permissions

Configure File System Encryption

  • describe encrypted file system
  • configure encrypted file system

Configure BitLocker & Device Encryption

  • describe BitLocker
  • compare BitLocker and device encryption
  • configure BitLocker
  • describe how to use BitLocker
  • describe Microsoft BitLocker administration and monitoring
  • describe recovery and maintenance

Practice: BitLocker without TPM

  • implement Bitlocker with TPM





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