Microsoft Windows 8 – Configuring: Sharing and Securing User Data
Anyone wishing to obtain knowledge on the Windows 8 operating system and candidates interested in pursuing the 70-687: Configuring Windows 8 certification exam of the Microsoft MCSA: Windows 8 designation. This may also include established IT professionals who install, configure, maintain and support Microsoft Windows 8 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization. Candidates who have general IT experience with working knowledge of Windows clients, the installation of client desktop operating systems, basic networking, security concepts, as well as Active Directory concepts.
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Availability and security of user data is a challenge both within the Enterprise and for remote and mobile users. This course focuses on configuring access to and securing user data. Private data needs to be protected. Windows 8 has many traditional techniques for securing information. This course covers the use of NTFS permissions including standard file and folder permissions, special permissions, how permissions are inherited versus explicitly assigned, and the principle of effective permissions. Also discussed are the characteristics of shared folders and the process of sharing and securing files and folders on the network. Windows 8 encryption technologies including EFS and the use of BitLocker Drive Encryption is also covered.
This course applies to objectives of the 70-687: Configuring Windows 8 exam of the MCSA: Windows 8 designation.
Please note this course is based on the original Windows 8 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.
Sharing and Securing User Data
Encrypting User Data