Microsoft Windows Security Essentials
Windows security concepts and technologies for IT beginners
IT security can be a complex topic, especially for those new to the field of IT. This full-color book, with a focus on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, offers a clear and easy-to-understand approach to Windows security risks and attacks for newcomers to the world of IT. By paring down to just the essentials, beginners gain a solid foundation of security concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built.
This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out a list of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion of the core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handle on the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding of the chapter's content.
If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce, then Microsoft Windows Security Essentials is essential reading.
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This is a great book for learning how to secure Windows systems. Im a casual Windows user with a Computer Science background and the book was very readable. Read full review
Understanding Core Security Principles
Understanding Core Security Principles 1
Understanding Malware and Social Engineering
Understanding User Authentication
Securing Access with Permissions
Using Audit Policies and Network Auditing
The Essentials and Beyond
Protecting Clients and Servers
APPENDIx A Answers to Review Questions
Protecting a Network
Understanding Wireless Security
Understanding Physical Security
Enforcing Confidentiality with Encryption
Understanding Certificates and a PKI
Understanding Internet Explorer Security