Join Martin Guidry for an in-depth discussion in this video Virus and malware overview, part of Windows 10: Security.
- [Voiceover] Now, let's talk about Viruses and Malware.…The word Malware comes from Malicious software.…In general, it is software designed to damage,…disturb, or disrupt normal operations.…It can also be used to steal data.…The motivation behind Malware is sometimes…the equivalent of a prank or vandalism,…or sometimes someone is actually trying to commit a crime.…There are a few different types of Malware.…
The four main types are Viruses, Worms,…Trojans, and Bots.…A few pieces of Malware could fall into more…than one of these categories but most things are…contained pretty well by one of these definitions.…So, we're going to talk about each…of these four individually.…First of all a Virus, a Virus is Malware attached…to another program, that program is called the Host.…So, a Virus always has to attach itself to something else.…
Typically a Virus requires human interaction to spread.…So, when we share the Host file, maybe by emailing…it someone or putting it on a junk drive,…we not only share the file, we also share the Virus.…
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.
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1. Authentication and Accounts
4. Virus and Malware
5. Network Security
6. Group Policy
Overview of Group Policy1m 56s
7. Remote Desktop
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