The Configure Desktop Security module provides you with the instruction and Server hardware to develop your hands on skills. This module includes the following exercises:

  1. Configure Encrypting File System
  2. Manage Removable Media Restrictions
  3. Configure User Account Control

Exercise 1 - Configure Encrypting File System

Computer users can protect their personal files using Encrypting File System (EFS). Like in the previous version of Windows, this feature can be implemented on standalone workstation and on the domain level.

Exercise 2 - Manage Removable Media Restrictions

In this exercise, you will configure basic security for portable storage media using Group Policy Objects.

Exercise 3 - Configure User Account Control

In this exercise you will learn how to configure settings in User Account Control. UAC prevents unintentional change on system settings of Windows.

Exercise 4 - Configure Microsoft System Centre 2012 - Endpoint Protection

In this exercise you will learn how to configure settings in System Centre 2012 – Endpoint Protection. This feature provides a centralized administrator that will interface Microsoft Security tools like Microsoft Security Essentials – a built-in antimalware for Windows desktop and Windows Firewall a host-based firewall.

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