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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Nicolai Henriksen
Book Image

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Nicolai Henriksen

Overview of this book

System Center Configuration Manager is now used by over 70% of all the business in the world today and many have taken advantage engaging the System Center Endpoint Protection within that great product. Through this book, you will gain knowledge about System Center Endpoint Protection, and see how to work with it from System Center Configuration Manager from an objective perspective. We’ll show you several tips, tricks, and recipes to not only help you understand and resolve your daily challenges, but hopefully enhance the security level of your business. Different scenarios will be covered, such as planning and setting up Endpoint Protection, daily operations and maintenance tips, configuring Endpoint Protection for different servers and applications, as well as workstation computers. You’ll also see how to deal with malware and infected systems that are discovered. You’ll find out how perform OS deployment, Bitlocker, and Applocker, and discover what to do if there is an attack or outbreak. You’ll find out how to ensure good control and reporting, and great defense against threats and malware software. You’ll see the huge benefits when dealing with application deployments, and get to grips with OS deployments, software updates, and disk encryption such as Bitlocker. By the end, you will be fully aware of the benefits of the System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection anti-malware product, ready to ensure your business is watertight against any threat you could face.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook Second Edition
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Creating and deploying antimalware policies for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager

Antimalware policies are easy to deploy to collections of Configuration Manager Clients and will specify how Endpoint Protection protects them from different malware and threats. Several settings, such as the scan schedule, the types of files and folders to scan, and actions taken when malware is detected are typical settings that you would configure in the policies to fit the targeted computers.

When you enable Endpoint Protection on your client computers, the default Endpoint Protection policy is applied. You may also use additional policy templates, which you can import from the console, or create your own custom policies to meet the specific needs of your environment.

How to do it…

This is how your default antimalware policy in Endpoint Protection looks and will be applied to all your Configuration Manager clients that have the Endpoint Protection client installed and enabled.

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