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Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By : Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes
Book Image

Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By: Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes

Overview of this book

Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 is a step toward satisfying enterprise administrators' needs for management and user experience customization. This book provides enterprise administrators with the knowledge needed to fully utilize the advanced feature set of Windows 10 Enterprise. This practical guide shows Windows 10 from an administrator's point of view. You'll focus on areas such as installation and configuration techniques based on your enterprise requirements, various deployment scenarios and management strategies, and setting up and managing admin and other user accounts. You'll see how to configure Remote Server Administration Tools to remotely manage Windows Server and Azure Active Directory. Lastly, you will learn modern mobile device management for effective BYOD and how to enable enhanced data protection, system hardening, and enterprise-level security with the new Windows 10 in order to prevent data breaches and to impede attacks. By the end of this book, you will know the key technologies and capabilities in Windows 10 and will confidently be able to manage and deploy these features in your organization.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

User Account Administration

In this chapter, we will cover the concepts and technologies that enable the secure and productive use of the Windows 10 operating system as well as the advanced options available to secure the user account credentials and prevent unauthorized system configuration changes and software installation.

We will explore the following topics:

  • Windows account types
  • Account privileges
  • Local Administrator Password Solution
  • Creating policies to control local accounts
  • Managing user sign in options
  • Exploring security settings available with Mobile device management (MDM)
  • User Account Control
  • Windows Hello for Business
  • Credential Guard
  • Privileged Access Workstation