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ALL IN ONE CompTIA A+ Certification: Exam Guide (Exams 220-801 & 220-802), Eight Edition by Meyers Michael

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CHAPTER 16NTFS, Users, and Groups

In this chapter, you will learn how to

• Create and administer Windows users and groups

• Define and use NTFS permissions for authorization

• Share a Windows computer securely

• Secure PCs with User Account Control

If you asked me what keeps Windows the number one operating system in the world, I’d say “Windows is the easiest operating system for securing resources, individual computers, and entire networks.” Windows gets it right when it comes to protection. Using a combination of user accounts and groups that tie into the NTFS file system, Windows provides incredibly powerful file and folder protection. This user/group/NTFS combo scales from a single computer up to a network of computers spanning the world. ...

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