Chapter 8

Managing Security

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Manage Security Configurations
  • Create and Apply LGPOs
  • Configure User Account Control
  • Use the Advanced Security Options
  • Configure the Action Center
  • Use Windows Defender
  • Use BitLocker Drive Encryption

One of the most important tasks that anyone can perform on a system is protecting and securing the machine. Windows 7 offers a wide variety of security options.

If the Windows 7 computer is part of a domain, you can apply security through a Group Policy Object using the Group Policy Management Console. If the Windows 7 computer is not part of a domain, you use Local Group Policy Objects to manage local security.

In the first part of this chapter, you will learn about the various Windows ...

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