Using EFS Lab

Infosec Learning
Virtual Lab

Data integrity is one of the three pillars of the CIA triad (confidentiality, integrity, and availability).  The encrypted file system first came into use on NTFS volumes starting with Windows 2000 and since then has been a very good way to keep files and folders secure on Windows server and client’s systems. If the user’s password is changed, the ...

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
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Beginner
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Overview

Data integrity is one of the three pillars of the CIA triad (confidentiality, integrity, and availability).  The encrypted file system first came into use on NTFS volumes starting with Windows 2000 and since then has been a very good way to keep files and folders secure on Windows server and client’s systems. If the user’s password is changed, the user might need to use a recovery key to recover the file. In this lab, you will see how it is possible to provide access to other users to the files or folders that were encrypted using EFS.