20744 Securing Windows Server 2016
9/14/2020 - 9/18/2020COURSE LENGTH:
9:00am - 4:30pm
This five-day, instructor-led course teaches IT professionals how they can enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that they administer. This course begins by emphasizing the importance of assuming that network breaches have occurred already, and then teaches you how to protect administrative credentials and rights to help ensure that administrators can perform only the tasks that they need to, when they need to.
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This course explains how you can use auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016 to identify security issues. You will also learn how to mitigate malware threats, secure your virtualization platform, and use deployment options such as Nano server and containers to enhance security. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance your network’s security.
This course is for IT professionals who need to securely administer Windows Server 2016 networks. These professionals typically work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments, with managed access to the internet and cloud services.
Students who seek certification in the 70-744 Securing Windows server exam also will benefit from this course. Students should have at least two years of experience in the IT field and should have:
PREREQUISITE COURSESFOLLOW UP COURSES
- Completed courses 740, 741, and 742, or the equivalent.
- A solid, practical understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
- A solid, practical understanding of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles.
- A solid, practical understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization fundamentals.
- An understanding of Windows Server security principles.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is under the minimum enrollment the course may run as 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact email@example.com or call 207-775-0244.
Module 1: Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools Understanding attacks Detecting security breaches Examining activity with the Sysinternals tools Lab : Basic breach detection and incident response strategiesModule 2: Protecting credentials and privileged access Understanding user rights Computer and service accounts Protecting credentials Privileged Access Workstations and jump servers Local administrator password solution Lab : Implementing user rights, security options, and group managed service accounts Lab : Configuring and deploying LAPsModule 3: Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration Understanding JEA Verifying and deploying JEA Lab : Limiting administrator privileges with JEAModule 4: Privileged Access Management and administrative forests ESAE forests Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager Overview of JIT administration and PAM Lab : Limiting administrator privileges with PAMModule 5: Mitigating malware and threats Configuring and managing Windows Defender Restricting software Configuring and using the Device Guard feature Lab : Securing applications with Windows Defender, AppLocker, and Device Guard RulesModule 6: Analyzing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics Overview of auditing Advanced auditing Windows PowerShell auditing and logging Lab : Configuring advanced auditingModule 7: Deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite Deploying and configuring ATA Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite Deploying and configuring Azure Security Center Lab : Deploying ATA, Microsoft Operations Management Suite, and Azure Security CenterModule 8: Secure Virtualization Infrastructure Guarded fabric Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines Lab : Guarded fabric with Admin-trusted attestation and shielded VMsModule 9: Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure Using SCT Understanding containers Lab : Using SCT Lab : Deploying and configuring containersModule 10: Planning and protecting data Planning and implementing encryption Planning and implementing BitLocker Lab : Protecting data by using encryption and BitLockerModule 11: Optimizing and securing file services File Server Resource Manager Implementing classification and file management tasks Dynamic Access Control Lab : Quotas and file screening Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access ControlModule 12: Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption Understanding network-related security threats Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Configuring IPsec Datacenter Firewall Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced SecurityModule 13: Securing network traffic Configuring advanced DNS settings Examining network traffic with Message Analyzer Securing and analyzing SMB traffic Lab : Securing DNS Lab : Microsoft Message Analyzer and SMB encryption