Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744)

Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744)

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Securing Windows Server 2016 Training – Course Overview:

Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744) – Hands-on

In this Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744) 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. 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.

Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744) 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.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Securing Windows Server 2016 Training course:

• This Securing Windows Server 2016 Training course is for IT professionals who need to administer Windows Server 2016 networks securely. 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.

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744) course are:

• Completed courses Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20740), Networking with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20741), and Identity with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20742), 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.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Securing Windows Server 2016 Training (M20744) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Secure application development and a server workload infrastructure
• Manage security baselines
• Configure and manage just enough and just-in-time (JIT) administration
• Manage data security
• Configure Windows Firewall and a software-defined distributed firewall
• Secure network traffic
• Secure your virtualization infrastructure
• Manage malware and threats
• Configure advanced auditing
• Manage software updates
• Manage threats by using Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) and Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Course Syllabus:

1. Attacks, Breach Detection, and Sysinternals Tools

Overview of Breach Detection
Using the Sysinternals Tools to Detect Breaches

2. Protecting Credentials and Privileged Access

Understanding User Rights
Computer and Service Accounts
Protecting Credentials
Understanding Privileged-Access Workstations and Jump Servers
Deploying a Local Administrator-Password Solution

3. Limiting Administrator Rights with Just Enough Administration (JEA)

Understanding JEA
Configuring and Deploying JEA

4. Privileged Access Management and Administrative Forest

Understanding Enhanced Security Administrative Environment (ESAE) Forests
Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)
Implementing JIT and Privileged Access Management by Using MIM

5. Mitigating Malware and Threats

Configuring and Managing Windows Defender
Using Software Restricting Policies (SRPs)
Configuring and Using Device Guard
Using and Deploying the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET)

6. Analyzing Activity by Using Advanced Auditing and Log Analytics

Overview of Auditing
Understanding Advanced Auditing
Configuring Windows PowerShell Auditing and Logging

7. Deploying and Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) and Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Overview of Advanced Threat Analytics
Understanding OMS

8. Securing Your Virtualization and Infrastructure

Overview of Guarded Fabric VMs
Understanding Shielded and Encryption-Supported VMs

9. Securing Application Development and Server-Workload Infrastructure

Using Security Compliance Manager
Introduction to Nano Server
Understanding Containers

10. Planning and Protecting Data

Planning and Implementing Encryption
Planning and Implementing BitLocker

11. Optimizing and Securing File Services

Introduction to FSRM
Implementing Classification Management and File-Management Tasks
Understanding Dynamic Access Control (DAC)

12. Securing Network Traffic with Firewalls and Encryption

Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Configuring IPsec
Datacenter Firewall

13. Securing Network Traffic

Network-Related Security Threats and Connection-Security Rules
Configuring Advanced DNS Settings
Examining Network Traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer
Securing Server Message Block (SMB) Traffic and Analyzing SMB Traffic

14. Updating Windows Server

Overview of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Deploying Updates by Using WSUS


Lab 1: Basic Breach Detection and Incident Response Strategies
Lab 2: User Rights, Security Options, and Group-Managed Service Accounts
Lab 3: Configuring and Deploying LAPs
Lab 4: Limiting Administrator Privileges by Using JEA
Lab 5: Limiting Administrator Privileges by Using Privileged Access Management
Lab 6: Securing Applications by Using AppLocker, Windows Defender, Device Guard Rules, and the EMET:
Lab 7: Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
Lab 8: Advanced Threat Analytics and Operations Management Suite
Lab 9: Deploying and Using Guarded Fabric with Administrator-Trusted Attestation and Shielded VMs
Lab 10: Using Security Compliance Manager
Lab 11: Deploying and Configuring Nano Server and Containers
Lab 12: Configuring EFS and BitLocker
Lab 13: Configuring Quotas and File Screening
Lab 14: Implementing DAC
Lab 15: Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Lab 16: Connection Security Rules and Securing DNS
Lab 17: Microsoft Message Analyzer and SMB Encryption
Lab 18: Implementing Update Management

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