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Course 10242: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

Audience(s): IT Professional
Technology: Windows 7
Language: English
Published: 26-Mar-2010
Completion Time: 2 Hours
Available Offline: Yes
This two-hour course describes how to configure Windows 7 security management tools. The course covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7.
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings.
  • Securing data by using EFS and BitLocker.
  • Configuring Application Restrictions.
  • Configure User Account Control.

This course helps you prepare for the certification exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring.

Student Prerequisites:
  • Ability to install PC hardware, devices, and applications from media, configure BIOS, map network file shares, and work from the command prompt.
  • Knowledge of scripts, batch files, support logs, TCP/IP and networking, applications, security concepts, and principles of using printers.
  • Knowledge of Windows and Active Directory, including domain user accounts, domain versus local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.

Note to Windows XP Users: Labs in this course will support Windows XP SP3 and above versions. Users with Windows XP SP2 or lower version will need to upgrade to Windows XP SP3 to use these labs as Microsoft has discontinued its support for the older versions.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
  • Explain the security management features of the Windows 7 operating system.
  • Configure local security policy settings on a client computer running the Windows 7 operating system.
  • Secure data by using Encrypting File System (EFS) and Windows BitLocker.
  • Configure application restrictions by using Windows AppLocker.
  • Configure User Account Control (UAC) settings.