Ch 14: Security Policies, Application Restrictions & Windows Firewall in Windows 2016

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Security Policies, Application Restrictions & Windows Firewall - Chapter Summary

Professional instructors created this chapter on Windows Firewall, security policies and application restrictions to give you an easily-accessible resource to study these topics. Here, you'll review the role of a firewall in network security, software restriction policies for Windows Server 2016 and how to implement Windows Firewall settings. If you struggle with any of the lessons, an expert is available to answer your questions via the dashboard. Before you move on, try answering the questions on the lesson quizzes or chapter test to see how well you do. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Define a firewall in network security and explain its role and its use
  • Outline the features and functions of firewalls in network security
  • Discuss the applications for software restriction policies for Windows Server 2016
  • Give an overview of the firewall for Windows Server 2016
  • Configure and implement Windows Firewall settings
  • Use Windows Firewall advanced security console for Windows Server 2016

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: Security Policies, Application Restrictions & Windows Firewall in Windows 2016
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What is a Firewall in Network Security? - Role & Use

1. What is a Firewall in Network Security? - Role & Use

The network firewall is an important piece of equipment that protects your network from hackers and other cyber criminals. Its use is essential if your business is connected to the Internet, and it's highly recommended for residential users too.

Firewalls in Network Security: Features & Functions

2. Firewalls in Network Security: Features & Functions

Firewalls operate as a type of fence to protect what's coming into and leaving your network. In this lesson, you'll learn more about their functionality and some features that are common in today's firewalls.

Software Restriction Policies for Windows Server 2016: Overview & Applications

3. Software Restriction Policies for Windows Server 2016: Overview & Applications

In this lesson, we will review the role of Software Restriction Policies and how to implement these policies in Windows Server 2016. We will also discuss enforcing restrictions, configuring rules, and Trusted Publishers properties.

AppLocker in Windows Server 2016: Rule Types & Uses

4. AppLocker in Windows Server 2016: Rule Types & Uses

In this lesson, you'll learn about the use of AppLocker in Windows Server, how it works and its rule types. We'll also be exploring the ways to create different types of AppLocker rules within the Group Policy Management Editor using the AppLocker tool.

Firewall for Windows Server 2016: Overview & Settings

5. Firewall for Windows Server 2016: Overview & Settings

Windows Server 2016 has a firewall called 'Windows Firewall with Advanced Security'. This lesson will cover how to access the firewall and the settings available.

Implementing & Configuring Windows Firewall Settings in Windows Server 2016

6. Implementing & Configuring Windows Firewall Settings in Windows Server 2016

This lesson explains the settings of the Windows Server 2016 Firewall program. It describes how to use the panel interface to customize the settings for the domain, private, and public profiles, and other settings to control the application.

Using Windows Firewall Advanced Security Console for Windows Server 2016

7. Using Windows Firewall Advanced Security Console for Windows Server 2016

In this lesson, you will learn how to configure various aspects of the Windows Firewall using the Advanced Security Console including configuring profile settings, creating, importing & exporting rules and configuring connection security rules.

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