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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Nicolai Henriksen
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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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Security and privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager

We know by now that Endpoint Protection uses software updates to deliver definition updates to client computers with Configuration Manager Client. With that in mind, make sure that you read Security and Privacy for Software Updates in Configuration Manager at the link following:

How to do it…

Regarding security best practice, there are a few checkpoints you will want to think through and make sure you have covered.

We have been through most of these in various aspects and how to setup and configure based on Microsoft best practice as well as my experience over the years of implementation and customer practice from real life.

I see it like this, you have Microsoft, the developer of the product that makes guidelines and best practice for how to setup and configure the solutions. This is based on mostly how the product works with...