Microsoft Windows Security Essentials
By Darril Gibson
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: May 2011
Pages: 336

Learn Windows Security Quickly and Easily

This full-color guide covers the basics of securing a Windows operating system and prepares you to take the Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-367, Security Fundamentals. You'll learn essential security principles, then quickly get up to speed on malware, NTFS permissions, firewalls, encryption, and much more. This is the ideal book, whether you're aspiring to be an IT professional, or just brushing up on the basics.

Learn these Windows security essentials—and more:

  • Understanding how risk and threat impact security principles

  • Recognizing malware in all its forms

  • Defending against social engineering attacks

  • Identifying the three aspects of user authentication

  • Securing access using NTFS permissions

  • Protecting clients, servers, and networks

  • Understanding encryption, certificates, and PKIs

  • Preparing for MTA Exam 98-367, Security Fundamentals

View full-color images of system security settings

Practical illustrations help reinforce learning objectives

This striking Essentials book maximizes skill acquisition and knowledge retention with:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Full coverage of all exam topics

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

  • Chapter review questions

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