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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)

Windows 10 Security

In the previous chapter, you learned about the risks and impact of personally owned devices on information security and the practical steps you can take to ensure the appropriate protection is applied. In this chapter, we'll look at the new security options available with Windows 10 and how they can be combined with existing security to enhance protection. We will explore their benefits and their hardware and software requirements and point you to caveats when implementing some of them.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Windows Hello and Windows Hello for Business
  • Virtual-based security
  • Credential Guard
  • Device Guard
  • Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) for Microsoft Edge
  • Windows Defender Exploit Guard
  • Device Health Attestation
  • New BitLocker options
  • Local Administrator Password Solution