• 8 hours of Live Online / Virtual Training
  • E-WorkBook
  • E-Cert

Course Objectives

  • Secure Windows Server.
  • Protect credentials and implement privileged access workstations.
  • Limit administrator rights with Just Enough Administration.
  • Manage privileged access.
  • Mitigate malware and threats.
  • Analyze activity with advanced auditing and log analytics.
  • Deploy and configure Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite.
  • Configure Guarded Fabric virtual machines (VMs).
  • Use the Security Compliance Toolkit (SCT) and containers to improve security.
  • Plan and protect data.
  • Optimize and secure file services.
  • Secure network traffic with firewalls and encryption.
  • Secure network traffic by using DNSSEC and Message Analyzer


Students should have at least two years of experience in the IT field and should have:

  • Completed courses 740, 741, and 742, or the equivalent.
  • A solid, practical understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • A solid, practical understanding of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles.
  • A solid, practical understanding of Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization fundamentals.
  • An understanding of Windows Server security principles.

Target Audience

This course is for IT professionals who need to administer Windows Server 2016 networks securely. These professionals typically work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments, with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.


This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.

Course Modules

  • Module 1: Attacks, breach detection, and Sysinternals tools
    – Understanding attacks
    – Detecting breaches
    – Examining activity with the Sysinternals tool
  • Module 2: Protecting credentials and privileged access
    – Understanding user rights
    – Computer and service accounts
    – Protecting credentials
    – Privileged-Access Workstations and jump servers
    – Local administrator-password solution
  • Module 3: Limiting administrator rights with Just Enough Administration 
    – Understanding JEA
    – Verifying and deploying JEA
  • Module 4: Privileged access management and administrative forests
    – ESAE forests
    – Overview of Microsoft Identity Manager
    – Overview of JIT administration and PAM
  • Module 5: Mitigating malware and threats
    – Configuring and managing Windows Defender
    – Restricting software
    – Configuring and using the Device Guard feature
    – Deploying and using the EMET
  • Module 6: Analyzing activity with advanced auditing and log analytics
    – Overview of auditing
    – Advanced auditing
    – Windows PowerShell auditing and loggin
  • Module 7: Deploying and configuring Advanced Threat Analytics and Microsoft Operations Management Suite
    – Deploying and configuring ATA
    – Deploying and configuring Microsoft Operations Management Suite
  • Module 8: Secure Virtualization Infrastructure
    – Guarded Fabric
    – Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines
  • Module 9: Securing application development and server-workload infrastructure
    – Using SCM
    – Introduction to Nano Server
    – Understanding containers
  • Module 10: Planning and protecting data
    – Planning and implementing encryption
    – Planning and implementing BitLocker
  • Module 11: Optimizing and securing file services
    – File Server Resource Manager
    – Implementing classification management and file-management tasks
    – Dynamic Access Control
  • Module 12: Securing network traffic with firewalls and encryption
    – Understanding network-related security threats
    – Understanding Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    – Configuring IPsec
    – Datacenter Firewall
  • Module 13: Securing network traffic
    – Network-related security threats and connection-security rules
    – Configuring advanced DNS settings
    – Examining network traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer
    – Securing SMB traffic, and analysing SMB traffi
  • Module 14: Updating Windows Server
    – Overview of WSUS
    – Deploying updates by using WSUS



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