Manage Risks through Enhancing
Security and Control with Microsoft
Windows 7

Are you an IT Professional looking to provide Windows 7 security solutions? This track provides the essential information that you will need to know to ensure that the adoption and deployment of Windows 7 is secure and will meet your organizations risk and compliance needs. You will explore the lessons learned from the early adopters and also learn tips and tricks on how to get the most out of the security features of Windows 7.

Learning Resources

Published on: October 7, 2010

Step 1

A Secure Platform

This track will cover the core security technologies that make Windows 7 the most secure version of Windows to date. Learn about technologies like Data Execution Prevention, Mandatory Integrity Levels, Windows Biometric Framework, and many more.

Step 2

Networking Security

IT professionals spend up to 90 percent of their day with network maintenance. This track will cover the networking components of Windows 7 like Direct Access, Network Access Protection, and the Windows Firewall to help simplify and automate health policy implementation for both clients and servers.

Step 3

Application Control

AppLocker provides a flexible rule-based structure to specify which applications, physical or virtual, are available to which end users, reducing the need for you to modify settings after an application update.  Learn how you can deploy Windows 7 in a secure manner with the utilization of AppLocker.

Step 4

Data Protection

Each year, hundreds of thousands of computers without appropriate safeguards are lost, stolen, or decommissioned. Learn how you can help protect sensitive corporate data from unauthorized viewing through Windows 7 technologies like the Encrypting File System, Rights Management Services, and BitLocker.

Step 5

Security Guidance

This installment of the security series will talk through Active Directory and GPO utilization to secure your Windows 7 desktop environment with the Windows 7 Security Guide.