Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video Cryptography, part of Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure File Services.
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- [Voiceover] Windows server 2012 offers a number…of different encryption technologies to help you…secure data that's either stored on the server,…or maybe even being transmitted to and from the server.…But I think it's important before trying to understand…these specific encryption technologies that you…understand the underlying concept called cryptography.…Now, cryptography in its most generic form is the concept…of taking something that's in plain text, meaning…everybody can read it, applying an algorithm of some sort…to it, so some kind of mathematical formula to it…which would then convert it into what we call ciphertext.…
And the ciphertext would only be readable…by anybody who knew how to decipher it.…In other words, they know the algorithm and they…know how to turn the ciphertext back into…plain text so they can read it.…Now I have an example here for you and…this example takes my back to my childhood.…Back when I was a kid in school, I would pass…notes back and forth between friends.…But we had this concern that the note…
Note: This course also maps to the Configure File and Print Services domain for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSA) Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012. Review the exam objectives here.
- Configuring quotas
- Configuring file management tasks
- Configuring DFS namespaces and replication
- Encrypting files with BitLocker and EFS
- Implementing advanced audit policy settings