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20744 Securing Windows Server 2016

Course Overview

This five-day, instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how they can enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that they administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already, and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to help ensure that administrators can perform only the tasks that they need to, when they need to. This course explains how you can use auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016 to identify security issues. You will also learn how to mitigate malware threats, secure your virtualization platform, and use deployment options such as Nano server and containers to enhance security. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance your network’s security.

Who Should Attend

This course is for IT professionals who need to securely administer Windows Server 2016 networks. These professionals typically work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments, with managed access to the internet and cloud services. Students who seek certification in the 70-744 Securing Windows server exam also will benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Secure Windows Server.
  • Protect credentials and implement privileged access workstations.
  • Limit administrator rights with Just Enough Administration.
  • Manage privileged access.
  • Mitigate malware and threats.
  • Analyze activity with advanced auditing and log analytics.
  • Deploy and configure Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite.
  • Configure Guarded Fabric virtual machines (VMs).
  • Use the Security Compliance Toolkit (SCT) and containers to improve security.
  • Plan and protect data.
  • Optimize and secure file services.
  • Secure network traffic with firewalls and encryption.
  • Secure network traffic by using DNSSEC and Message Analyzer.

    Course Outline

    1 - Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools

    • Understanding attacks
    • Detecting security breaches
    • Examining activity with the Sysinternals tool

    2 - Protecting credentials and privileged access

    • Understanding user rights
    • Computer and service accounts
    • Protecting credentials
    • Privileged Access Workstations and jump servers
    • Local administrator password solution

    3 - Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration

    • Understanding JEA
    • Verifying and deploying JEA

    4 - Privileged access management and administrative forests

    • ESAE forests
    • Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager
    • Overview of JIT administration and PAM

    5 - Mitigating malware and threats

    • Configuring and managing Windows Defender
    • Restricting software
    • Configuring and using the Device Guard feature

    6 - Analyzing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics

    • Overview of auditing
    • Advanced auditing
    • Windows PowerShell auditing and logging

    7 - Deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite

    • Deploying and configuring ATA
    • Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite
    • Deploying and configuring Azure Security Center

    8 - Secure Virtualization Infrastructure

    • Guarded fabric
    • Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines

    9 - Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure

    • Using SCT
    • Understanding containers

    10 - Planning and protecting data

    • Planning and implementing encryption
    • Planning and implementing BitLocker
    • Protecting data by using Azure Information Protection

    11 - Optimizing and securing file services

    • File Server Resource Manager
    • Implementing classification and file management tasks
    • Dynamic Access Control

    12 - Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption

    • Understanding network-related security threats
    • Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    • Configuring IPsec
    • Datacenter Firewall

    13 - Securing network traffic

    • Configuring advanced DNS settings
    • Examining network traffic with Message Analyzer
    • Securing and analyzing SMB traffic

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,975.00
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    Class times are listed Central time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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    Cart When Time   Where How
    11/16/2020 8:00AM - 4:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

    Class times are listed Central time
    This class is available for Private Group Training