In this course, you will learn from the Windows Engineering Leads about the advances in security for Windows 8.1 across the three core investment areas of modern access control, malware presence, and information protection. The course will dive into key topics, such as authentication and multifactor access control. Other topics include tamper resistance hardware through UEFI, TPM, pervasive encryption, and protecting corporate data in a "bring your own device" (BYOD) world.
In this module, you will learn about the primary security goals of Windows 8.1 for information protection. This module will dive into the specifics of hardware information protection, such as encryption through improved hardware and device design, device encryption, BitLocker, and remote business data removal.
Find out more about the biggest area of investment in Windows 8.1—malware resistance. Learn about improved and new security features, such as UEFI, TPM, Trusted and Measured Boot, ASLR, DEP, App Container, and SmartScreen.
This module expands upon Module 2 by reviewing Windows 8.1 features. Specifically, it addresses mitigating the secruity threat landscape for Windows 8.1 computers during the boot process, immediately afterward, and when the computer is booted up using Windows Defender.
Gain a deep understanding of the security goals for Windows 8.1 and the new feature area of "Modern Access Control." Learn about identity and access control features, such as biometrics, multifactor authentication, virtual smart cards, protecting digital identities from tampering and theft, and TPM protection.
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