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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)
Chapter 9: Advanced Configurations

Introducing security posture

A security strategy must start from an inward look at a company’s current security position and secure score. A secure score is like a credit-rating score, but it looks at your positioning on the attack vulnerability scale of 1 to 10.

A security posture refers to an organization’s current threat-protection and threat-response capabilities. This ensures that an organization has the ability for systems, data, and identities to be recoverable and operational should an attack be successful.

It is critical to understand that we cannot prevent or eliminate threats and attacks, and the fact is that an attacker only has to be successful once, while you must protect everything all the time.

A security posture’s goal should be to reduce exposure to threats, shrinking attack surface areas and vectors while building resilience to attacks, as they cannot be eliminated.

A security strategy and security posture should use the guiding principles...