Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Implement Device Security with Anti-Malware Apps Practice Lab. In this module, you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercise:

  • Exercise 1. Securing a Workstation with Anti-Malware

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Turn off real-time protection and modify scan exclusion settings
  • Download a sample anti-virus file and Windows 10 MSRT
  • Using MSRT to detect malware
  • Edit eicar.txt text file
  • Turn on real-time protection

Exam Objectives

The following exam objective is covered in this lab:

  • 6.2 Explain methods to secure devices and best practices.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Securing a Workstation with Anti-Malware

In this exercise, you will use Windows Defender, an anti-malware application included in Windows 10. Previously, this anti-malware was a separate application that required a separate download and installed in earlier Windows versions.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Turn off real-time protection and modify scan exclusion settings
  • Download a sample anti-virus file and Windows 10 MSRT
  • Using MSRT
  • Edit eicar.txt text file
  • Turn on real-time protection

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