System Files / Folders and User Authentication


System Files/Folders and Authentication

The final lesson in our lesson on Operating System Security Settings deals with System Files and Folder, and Authentication.

System files are the files Windows Operating System and Microsoft’s software applications uses to perform their functions.  Even those a change in the display view can reveal them, system files and folders are hidden by default and each has its own level of security.

You’ll learn how and where you can change the display view to see system files and folders, and you’ll learn the reasons why it’s may be necessary to do, as well as the pros and cons of exposing them.

You’ll also learn what the difference is between authorization and authentication what each process entails, and what happens when an unauthorized user account attempts to access a system file or folder

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