Microsoft Windows 8 – Managing and Maintaining: Data Storage and Security

IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 in domain-based or peer-to-peer environments. This includes support personnel, consultants and IT generalists.


Expected Duration
120 minutes

Storage management has been completely overhauled in Windows 8, particularly with the addition of storage spaces, which is a way to simply create fault tolerant arrays which can be dynamically expanded and thinly provisioned. Data security options in Windows 8 include EFS for encrypting single files and folders and BitLocker full drive encryption. This course covers data storage and security management in Windows 8. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8.

Please note this course is based on the original Windows 8 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.


Managing Data Storage

  • recognize how to manage disk storage
  • recognize what type of storage space resiliency to use in a given scenario
  • recognize how to enable content caching in a given scenario
  • Managing Data Security

  • recognize the features of NTFS permissions
  • identify ways to enable symmetric encryption
  • recognize bitlocker requirements




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