Security professionals may take advantage of account policies to apply security requirements and other configuration settings across the domain. Windows Active Directory provides Group Policy functionality to allow this type of configuration. In this video, learn the use of account policies to implement controls.
- [Narrator] Security professionals may take advantage…of account policies to apply security requirements…and other configuration settings across the domain.…Windows Active Directory provides group policy…functionality to allow this type of configuration.…Administrators may create Group Policy Objects, or GPOs,…which are groups of configuration settings,…and then apply those GPOs to either an entire domain…or smaller groups of users and computers…known as organizational units.…
Let's create a Group Policy Object together…on a Windows server.…We'll work together to design a policy…that requires the use of a password-protected…screensaver for all users.…From Server Manager, we pull down the Tools menu…and choose the Group Policy Management tool.…We drill down to our domain, corp.testdomain.com,…and expand the Group Policy Objects folder.…Notice that there are only two default policies here.…
We right-click on the folder…and choose new from the pop-up menu.…Let's give our GPO a logical name,…say Screensaver Policy,…
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- Identity and access management
- Using access cards and biometrics
- Multifactor authentication
- Password authentication protocols
- Device authentication
- Identity management life cycle
- Access control lists
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover subject/object model. In addition, the following topics were updated: registration and identity proofing, SSO and federation, and advanced authorization concepts.