Securing Windows Server 2016 (M20744)

Course Overview:

In this course, you will learn how to enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that you 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 ensure that administrators can perform the precise tasks they need at any time, when they need to. You will learn how to mitigate malware threats, identify security issues by using auditing and the Advanced Threat Analysis feature in Windows Server 2016, secure your virtualization platform, and use new deployment options (such as Nano server and containers) to enhance security. This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20744, and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-744: Securing Windows Server 2016.

Course Objectives:

Secure Windows Server
Limit administrator rights with Just Enough Administration.
Manage privilege access
Mitigate malware and threats
Analyze activity with advanced auditing and log analytics.Deploy and configure Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite.Configure Guarded Fabric virtual machines (VMs).
Use the Security Compliance Toolkit (SCT) and containers to improve security.Plan and protect data.
Optimize and secure file services.Secure network traffic with firewalls and encryption.
Secure network traffic by using DNSSEC and Message Analyzer.
Course Pre-Requisite
At least two years of experience in the IT field as well as: 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 Outline
1. Attacks, Breach Detection, and Sysinternals Tools
Understanding attacks
Detecting security breaches
Examining activity with the Sysinternals tools

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

3. Limiting Administrator Rights with Just Enough Administration (JEA)
Understanding JEA
Verifying and Deploying JEA

4. Privileged Access Management and Administrative Forest
ESAE forests
Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)
Overview of JIT administration and PAM

5. Mitigating Malware and Threats
Configuring and Managing Windows Defender
Restricting software
Configuring and Using Device Guard

6. Analyzing Activity with Advanced Auditing and Log Analytics
Overview of Auditing
Advanced Auditing
Windows PowerShell Auditing and Logging

7. Deploying and Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) and Operations Management Suite (OMS)
Deploying and configuring ATA
Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite
Deploying and configuring Azure Security Center

8. Secure Virtualization Infrastructure
Guarded Fabric
Shielded and Encryption-Supported VMs

9. Securing Application Development and Server-Workload Infrastructure
Using Security Compliance Manager
Understanding Containers

10. Planning and Protecting Data
Planning and Implementing Encryption
Planning and Implementing BitLocker
Protecting data by using Azure Information Protection

11. Optimizing and Securing File Services
Introduction to FSRM
Implementing Classification and File-Management Tasks
Access Control (DAC)

12. Securing Network Traffic with Firewalls and Encryption
Understand network-related security threats
Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Configuring IPsec
Datacenter Firewall

13. Securing Network Traffic
Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Examining Network Traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer
Securing Server Analyzing SMB Traffic

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Course Days: 5 Days

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