Join Lisa Bock for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring NTFS, file, share, and registry security, part of IT Security Foundations: Operating System Security (2015).
- The file system itself can provide…an additional level of security.…Modern Windows operating systems…use the New Technology File System.…Prior to that, the File Allocation Table, or FAT, was used.…FAT is a simple Windows file system…and is a table that exists at the very top of the volume.…FAT has serious limitations in providing security.…FAT only support read-only, hidden, system,…and archive file attributes…and not the wide-variety of permissions…that are available in New Technology File System.…
The New Technology File System is what is used…in today's Windows operating systems.…New Technology File System has advanced ability to secure…the file system by granting or denying various permissions.…That allows control over which users and groups…can gain access to files and folders stored…on a New Technology File System volume.…With New Technology File System,…user defined attributes can be added to a file.…And, for accountability, the New Technology File System adds…a timestamp, indicating when the file was last accessed.…
Note: This training maps to a number of the exam topics on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). See https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-98-367.aspx for more information.
- Apply security principles to create a strong password.
- Define RADIUS.
- Describe how permissions work.
- Review how to save and secure audit files.
- Explain hardening, updates, and patches.
- Identify ways to protect the email server.