Join Martin Guidry for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying security settings by using Group Policy, part of Windows 10: Security.
- [Voiceover] Now we're going to look at…using Group Policy to increase the security…of your Windows 10 computer.…For this demonstration I would like to use…Local Group Policy.…So at the Start menu I'll just type in…"group policy" and the top option it gives me…is Edit Group Policy…and that will pull up the Local Group Policy editor.…The section I'm interested in…is under Computer Configuration.…Under Windows Settings we see Security Settings…and under there, there are several sub choices.…
Let's look first at Local Policies…and in there User Rights Assignment.…I'll click on that and we see quite a number…of user rights and we also see…which group has been assigned those user rights.…Some of the defaults I would like to change…such as Access this computer from the network.…The default is the Everyone group;…Administrators, Users, and Backup Operators.…I really don't want everyone…accessing my computer from the network,…so I'm going to remove that group.…
I'll double-click on the name of the policy.…Then I'll highlight Everyone and hit Remove.…
In this course, Martin Guidry helps you work through each essential security step. He takes you through familiar ground, standard account setup, covering accounts, passwords, users groups, and permissions. He also takes you through unfamiliar territory, enhanced features and new products, examining BitLocker, Wi-Fi Sense, Windows Defender, and Edge, the new web browser. This course provides instructional step-by-step walkthroughs in addition to best practice discussions. Learn how to protect your computer from a network attack, apply security policies in Group Policy, use remote desktop, and more.
- Setting up passwords, smart cards, and biometrics
- Creating groups and assigning permissions
- Assigning permissions
- Encrypting full discs, file transfers, and networks
- Using anti-virus and anti-malware solutions
- Configuring firewall settings
- Securing remote desktop connections
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 01/31/2018. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: Windows Firewall, basic configuration of Remote Desktop, and controlling updates for Windows 10. In addition, new videos were added that cover Windows 10 S and virus and threat protection, device performance and health, firewall and network protection, and app and browser control with Windows Defender.