Join Martin Guidry for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of encryption, part of Securing Windows 10.
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- [Voiceover] In this section we're going to talk about…encryption, and some of the encryption technologies…available in Windows 10.…Encryption basically means encoding data in such a way…that it would unusable until decrypted.…And once the data is decrypted it returns to a state…of being identical to what it was before it was encrypted.…There are two different situations in which…encryption can increase our security.…The first is data in motion.…When data leaves our computer and goes across a network…we would very often like that data to be encrypted.…
And also data at rest, even when files are just…sitting on our computer we might want them to be encrypted.…This protects us against nosy people on the network.…It also is very good protection in…case our computer is stolen.…So first we'll talk a little bit about data in motion.…One of the common technologies to encrypt data in motion…is called IPsec which stands for Internet Protocol Security.…It works best for internal network traffic.…It's not commonly used on connections across a public…
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