After implementation, the most important part of any IT infrastructure is its security. In this course, you'll learn the fundamental approaches necessary to secure your organization against many common attacks and possible breaches of security.
Managing the security of an enterprise environment is paramount to many organizations and network breaches can occur at any time, from any source, including internal threats from malicious users or administrators. In this course, Managing Privileged Identities in Windows Server 2016, you’ll learn how to approach securing your organization against many common attacks and breaches of security. First, you'll learn how to apply the core security concepts of the principle of least privilege. Next, you'll discover how to protect your most privileged identities. Finally, you'll explore how to restrict resource access and user rights to ensure that all users can perform only the tasks that are necessary and when they are necessary, all while minimizing the possibility of exposure to threats and unauthorized resource access. By the end of this course, you'll be able to implement these features to ensure the highest levels of security, while still maintaining the core functionality of your operations.
Aaron Sampson is a seasoned IT professional with multiple industry certifications, with a primary focus on training in Microsoft technologies. Having started his career in 1995, he's been working with most products since their earliest release.
Course Overview (music) Hi everyone. My name is Aaron Sampson and welcome to my course, Managing Privileged Identities in Windows Server 2016. I'm an independent IT consultant and trainer providing security auditing and training services for a wide variety of clients and I've been working in IT for over 25 years. Managing the security of an enterprise environment is critical to many organizations so in this course you'll learn many approaches and best practices to enhance the security of your organization while minimizing the possibility of exposure to threats and unauthorized resource access. This is an intermediate-level course so learners should be familiar with working in a Windows Server and Active Directory environment and have a basic understanding of network security principles such as resource permissions, user rights and privileges, and policies and auditing. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include detecting and analyzing attacks and security breaches, protecting credentials and privileged access, limiting administrative rights, configuring privileged access management, and analyzing activity using auditing. By the end of this course you'll be able to identify where the security of your organization is most vulnerable and be familiar with the options to mitigate the risks of a security breach as well as how to be better informed as to the activities that are occurring within your organization. I hope you'll enjoy this course on Managing Privileged Identities in Windows Server 2016 at Pluralsight.