Join Martin Guidry for an in-depth discussion in this video Securing network traffic by using IPsec, part of Windows 10: Security.
- [Voiceover] In this section, we're going…to talk about IPsec.…The word IPsec is a combination of…an abbreviation and an acronym.…In the end, it means Internet Protocol Security.…So IP is an acronym for Internet Protocol,…and sec is an abbreviation of security.…It's a technology that helps ensure…the secure transfer of packets,…and in this context, secure means…that it can authenticate the origin of the data.…
In other words, make sure data…is actually coming from where it says it's coming from;…it hasn't been spoofed.…It can also verify data integrity,…meaning it can verify the data hasn't been changed…between the original sender and the ultimate receiver.…And most importantly, it will encrypt packets.…So this is a nice way that, in some situations,…we can encrypt every packet going across our network.…IPsec requires authentication,…so the two servers communicating have to…authenticate to one another.…
And that means it works great for internal networks,…particularly, networks on a domain,…where both sides of the IPsec connection…
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.