- Let's now talk about data security…and how to secure your data.…Before proceeding with my coverage on protecting your data…in Windows 10,…it'll be helpful here to define the difference…between Authentication and Authorization.…Authorization is the process of verifying…that you have access to something.…Granting access to a resource, such as a hard disk…or a folder on the disk because you have permissions…configured that allow you to access that.…And that's called Authorization.…I'll be addressing this part of data security…in this chapter here.…
Authentication is the process of verifying who you are.…Logging into a PC with a username and a password…is a form of Authentication.…I'll be addressing this part of data security…later in the course.…In summary, Authorization is about…what someone is allowed to do.…Authentication is about who somebody is.…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Identify which storage usage category you should select to check how much space your downloads folder is using on your Windows drive.
- Name the type of storage space resiliency you should select to turn two physical drives into one logical drive.
- Describe the steps needed to access the NTFS permissions for a specific folder.
- List the actions required to share a printer with users on the same network.
- State how to use file explorer to open your PC instead of quick access.
- List the steps to add folder permissions for a specific folder.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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