Windows 8

1. Windows 8 2. Module 1 - Installing and Deploying Windows 8. 3. Windows 8 editions. 4. Advantage of 64 bit Processor. 5. Minimum hardware requirement for Windows 8 6. Option for installing Windows 8 7. Installation of Windows 8 8. Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 8 9. What is Upgrading 10. What is Migration 11. Migrating User Data and Settings 12. Migrating using USMT ( User State Migration Tool ) 13. MBR - Master Boot Record 14. GUID - GPT Disk. 15. Disk Management tools. 16. Simple Volume 17. Spanned and Striped Volumes 18. Maintaining Disks, Partitions, and Volumes 19. Disk Quota 20. Device Driver in Windows 8 21. System Restore 22. LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION 23. Configure and Trouble shoot Network Connections 24. What is an IPv4 Address 25. Default Gateway 26. Public and Private IPv4 Address 27. IPv6 Network Connectivity 28. IPv4 Address can be assigned by following types 29. Implementing Name Resolution 30. Trouble Shooting Network Connectivity 31. Implementing Wireless Security 32. Wireless network Technologies 33. What is Wireless Broadband? 34. IEEE 802.11 35. Wireless Network Configuration 36. Security Types 37. Implementing Network Security. 38. Configuring Windows Firewall 39. Ports and Application 40. Important Application, Protocol and Port Number 41. Configure Inbound and Outbound Rules 42. Securing Network traffic 43. Configuring Windows Defender 44. Managing File Access 45. NTFS Standard permission for FOLDER 46. Preventing Permission Inheritance 47. Different ways to Share Folder 48. RULE for setting NTFS + SHARE PERMISSION 49. Managing Printers 50. SkyDrive 51. Securing Windows 8 Desktop 52. User Account Types and Rights 53. Windows Authentication Methods 54. Important Security Features in Windows 8 55. Managing EFS Certificates 56. BitLocker 57. Configuring BitLocker To Go 58. UAC - User Account Control 59. Configuring Application. 60. Application Compatibility Issue 61. Resolve Common Application Compatibility Issues 62. Office 365 63. Windows Store 64. LOB (Line Of Business) and Sideloading 65. Configuring Internet Explorer Settings 66. AppLocker 67. Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 8 Client Computers 68. Performance Monitor 69. Commonly used Performance Counters 70. Resource Monitor 71. Managing Reliability of Windows 8 72. Managing Windows 8 Updates 73. Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access 74. Tools for Configuring Mobile Computers and Device Setting 75. Configure VPN Access 76. Data encryption 77. VPN Tunneling Protocols 78. Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance 79. Remote Assistance 80. DirectAccess 81. Hyper-V 82. VHD 83. Managing Snapshot 84. Troubleshooting and Recovery Options for Windows 8 85. Enable and configure Windows 7 File Recovery 86. Advance Troubleshoot now option 87. Windows 8 System Restore 88. Using Windows PowerShell
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Securing Windows 8 Desktop tutorials

  • In this module we will learn

  • Authentication and Authorization in Windows 8.

  • Describe how to use local Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

  • Secure Data with EFS and BitLocker.

  • Configure User Account Control.


What is Authentication and Authorization?


In day to day life when you enter your corporate work place,

  • You are required to show your corporate Company ID to security personal at entrance, this is Authentication you provide with your identification.

  • Once you enter work place, you have permission to access and use working area, Computers, Printer, Telephone, Fax and so on, this is Authorization.


In simple computer language

  • When you log on, you are Authenticated.

  • When you access any File or Folder, the operating system checks, whether you have Authorization up to what level to access it.



Who are you? Authentication is the process used to confirm the user, when he or she tries to login to access a computer system.

  • Most common authentication method used is Username and Password.

  • Other method includes Digital Certificates, Smart Card, Biometrics or Picture.

  • Authentication usually precedes Authorization.



What you can do? Authorization allows a system to determine what an Authenticated user can access.

  • It also includes Folders and Files System, Hours of Access, Quota of Hard disk and so on.

  • NTFS and Shared permission decides what user can access.

  • Initially System Administrator defines permission for resources.


Note : -

  • Anonymous User can have Authorization without Authentication.

  • They can be granted limited permission without authentication.

  • In order to understand the authentication and authorization process, you must understand User Account Types and Rights.


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