Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Account policies, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Instructor] 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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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management