Threat Resistance Technologies 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
124 minutes

Systems are vulnerable and threats are real. You need to be able to protect network and local access to resources, install safeguards, and implement countermeasures. In this course, we explore the built-in security features that come with Windows 10 and are designed to resist many known threats. This includes Group Policies, User Account Control, AppLocker, Device Guard, Windows Advanced Firewall, Windows Defender, and other Windows 10 internal protections. 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.


Configure Local Security Policies

  • start the course
  • describe policies in Windows 10
  • describe how policies are applied
  • describe multiple local group policies
  • describe what UAC is
  • describe how UAC works
  • configure UAC

Secure Boot & Device Guard

  • describe boot time threats
  • describe countermeasures
  • describe RootKit countermeasures in action
  • describe device guard
  • describe how device guard works


  • describe AppLocker
  • configure AppLocker policies

Windows Advanced Firewall

  • describe the features of WAF
  • configure firewall rules
  • configure connection security rules
  • describe monitor connection security rules
  • configure network isolation rules

Windows Defender

  • describe Windows defender
  • describe the new features in Windows defender
  • describe additional Windows protections

Practice: Exclude Process in Windows Defender

  • use the exclude process in Windows Defender





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