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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By : Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver
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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By: Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver

Overview of this book

Windows 11 comes with a plethora of new security measures, customizability, and accessibility features that can help your organization run more smoothly. But, without a proper introduction to this new version of Windows, it’s easy to miss the most important improvements, along with configuration options that will make migrating to Windows 11 frictionless. Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators helps you understand the installation process, configuration methods, deployment scenarios, and management strategies. You’ll delve into configuring Remote Server Administration Tools for remote Windows Server and Azure Active Directory management. This edition emphasizes PowerShell's role in automating administrative tasks, and its importance in Windows 11 and Windows Server management. It also provides comprehensive insights into Windows 11 updates, including Version 21H2 and 22H2, contrasting them with Windows 10, ensuring your knowledge stays current with the latest enhancements in the Windows ecosystem. By the end of this book, you'll be well-equipped with Windows 11's vital technologies and potentials, enabling you to adeptly oversee and implement these attributes within your company.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
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Chapter 9: Advanced Configurations

Windows 11 Security

This chapter covers all aspects of Windows 11 security. While we have covered some aspects of security in some of the previous chapters of this book, we will look at them collectively and in more detail in this single security-focused chapter. If you are a security professional, this chapter is dedicated to your role and responsibilities in securing Windows 11 in a company.

The attacker’s chain of events can be prevented and disrupted through a zero-trust and defense-in-depth approach. We need to put multiple obstacles in the attacker’s way and increase their attack costs so that they will move on to launching an easier attack elsewhere that offers the least resistance. We will look at both of these approaches in subsequent sections of this chapter and understand why it is important to implement a good security posture to address these threats.

In this chapter, we’ll learn about the following:

  • Introducing security posture
  • Zero...