Join James Gonzalez for an in-depth discussion in this video Multifactor authentication, part of Windows 10: Configure, Secure, and Manage Data.
- In this lesson, I introduce multifactor authentication.…Microsoft has baked in multifactor authentication…directly into Windows 10, this is done in an effort…to address our over reliance on passwords that have proven…so insecure in recent years and that has led to so many…instances of system break-ins and data theft.…Multifactor authentication also known as two factor…or two step authentication strengthens account security…by requiring any two of the following…authentication log ins.…
You can either do something you know like…a pin or password or something that you have like…a mobile phone or something that you are like a fingerprint.…For example, to log into your Microsoft account,…it could require your password step one and then…a security code, step two.…The security code can be sent to you by email, SMS,…phone call, or you can use an authenticator app…on your mobile device.…Likewise, an attacker would need to have a user's actual…phone and pin number or biometric information to get…into your Microsoft account.…
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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