Chapter 5. NTFS Security Features and File Sharing

Terms you’ll need to understand:

File system

NT File System (NTFS)

File Allocation Table (FAT)


Access control list (ACL)

Access control entry (ACE)


Explicit permission

Inherited permission

Shared folder

Server message block (SMB)

Universal Naming Convention (UNC)

Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD)

Public folder sharing

Standard file sharing


Encrypting File System (EFS)

BitLocker Drive Encryption

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)


Techniques/concepts you’ll need to master:

List the advantages of NTFS over FAT or FAT32.

List and describe the NTFS file permissions.

Using Windows Explorer, configure NTFS permissions.

List and describe the share permissions.

Using ...

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