Securing Windows Server 2016

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 5 Day

This five-day, instructor-led course teaches information technology (IT) professionals how they can enhance the security of the IT infrastructure that they 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 only the tasks that they need to, when they need to. This course also details how you can 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. The course also explains how you can help protect access to files by using encryption and dynamic access control, and how you can enhance the security of your network.

Prerequisites

Students should have at least two years of experience in the IT field and should have:

  • 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.

Who Can Benefit

This course is for IT professionals who need to securely administer windows Server 2016 networks. 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 thiscourse.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Attacks, Breach Detection, and Sysinternals Tools

  • Lesson 1: Understanding attacks
  • Lesson 2: Detecting security breaches
  • Lesson 3: Examining activity with the Sysinternals tools

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the types of attacks that can occur
  • Explain how to detect security breaches
  • Explain how to examine activity by using the Sysinternals suite of tools

Module 2: Protecting Credentials and Privileged Access

  • Lesson 1: Understanding user rights
  • Lesson 2: Computer and service accounts
  • Lesson 3: Protecting credentials
  • Lesson 4: Privileged Access Workstations and jump servers
  • Lesson 5: Local administrator password solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure user rights
  • Implement computer and service accounts
  • Protect credentials
  • Describe how to configure Privileged Access Workstations and jump servers
  • Configure the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS)

Module 3: Limiting Administrator Rights with Just Enough Administration

  • Lesson 1: Understanding JEA
  • Lesson 2: Verifying and deploying JEA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand JEA
  • Verify and deploy JEA

Module 4: Privileged Access Management and Administrative Forests

  • Lesson 1: ESAE forests
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager
  • Lesson 3: Overview of JIT administration and PAM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe ESAE forests
  • Describe MIM
  • Understand JIT administration and PAM

Module 5: Mitigating Malware and Threats

  • Lesson 1: Configuring and managing Windows Defender
  • Lesson 2: Restricting software
  • Lesson 3: Configuring and using the Device Guard feature

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure and manage Windows Defender
  • Use software restriction policies and AppLocker
  • Configure and use the Device Guard feature

Module 6: Analyzing Activity with Advanced Auditing and Log Analytics

  • Lesson 1: Overview of auditing
  • Lesson 2: Advanced auditing
  • Lesson 3: Windows PowerShell auditing and logging

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe auditing
  • Understand advanced auditing
  • Configure Windows PowerShell auditing and logging

Module 7: Deploying and Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite

  • Lesson 1: Deploying and configuring ATA
  • Lesson 2: Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite
  • Lesson 3: Deploying and configuring Azure Security Center

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy and configure ATA
  • Deploy and configure Microsoft Operations Management Suite
  • Deploy and configure Azure Security Center

Module 8: Secure Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Guarded fabric
  • Lesson 2: Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure the guarded fabric
  • Describe shielded and encryption-supported VMs

Module 9: Securing Application Development and Server-Workload Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Using SCT
  • Lesson 2: Understanding containers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install SCT, and create and deploy security baselines
  • Configure Windows and Hyper-V containers in Windows Server 2016

Module 10: Planning and Protecting Data

  • Lesson 1: Planning and implementing encryption
  • Lesson 2: Planning and Implementing BitLocker
  • Lesson 3: Protecting data by using Azure Information Protection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement encryption
  • Plan and implement BitLocker
  • Plan and implement Azure Information Protection

Module 11: Optimizing and Securing File Services

  • Lesson 1: File Server Resource Manager
  • Lesson 2: Implementing classification and file management tasks
  • Lesson 3: Dynamic Access Control

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe File Server Resource Manager
  • Implement classification and file management tasks
  • Implement Dynamic Access Control

Module 12: Securing Network Traffic with Firewalls and Encryption

  • Lesson 1: Understanding network-related security threats
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Lesson 3: Configuring IPsec
  • Lesson 4: Datacenter Firewall

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe network-related security threats and how to mitigate them
  • Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configure IPsec
  • Describe Datacenter Firewall

Module 13: Securing Network Traffic

  • Lesson 1: Configuring advanced DNS settings
  • Lesson 2: Examining network traffic with Message Analyzer
  • Lesson 3: Securing and analyzing SMB traffic

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure advanced DNS settings
  • Use the Message Analyzer
  • Secure SMB traffic

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Securing Windows Server 2016

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Classroom, Virtual

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