Running scans to check for malware on disks is a second line of defense. In this video, learn how to set up a regular Defender scan in Windows Task Scheduler.
- Microsoft Defender automatically runs regular scans. … We can check the settings in Windows Task Scheduler. … In the left hand panel, … we can see the Task Scheduler Library, … and if we expand that, and expand Microsoft and Windows, … we can scroll down to Windows Defender. … In the middle panel, … we can see an entry for a scheduled scan. … At the bottom, there's a set … of tabs providing details of the task. … This is a read only display, … so if we want to update anything, … we need to click Properties in the bottom right panel. … The General tab provides a description of the task … in the system run configuration. … Let's look at the Triggers tab. … If we don't set a trigger, … Windows will run a daily quick scan at 2:00 a.m., … or as soon as the computer is turned on after that. … Let's see how we set up a new task. … We can configure a scheduled scan … on a daily or a weekly basis, … and provide a start date, and a start time. … If we select Weekly, … we also need to select the day to run it. …
- Hackers and the kill chain
- Viruses, spyware, and adware
- Detecting malware with Windows Defender
- Using Windows Firewall and Linux iptables
- Scanning with Nmap
- Monitoring network communications with Netcat
- Combating application-level threats
- Scanning a website to check for vulnerabilities
- Capturing intruders through packet inspection
Skill Level Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Why Cybersecurity?
4. Network Scanning
5. Network Connections
6. Vulnerability Scanning
7. Web Applications
8. Monitoring Packets
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