Fundamentals of Windows Vista„¢ Security (5357)


In this online course, you explore the fundamentals of security in Windows Vista. You learn the basics of authentication, authorization, securing objects, and setting permissions. These basics are strengthened with technical depth on Kerberos, split access tokens, Access Control Lists, elevated privileges, and User Account Control. It also includes a treatment of NTFS and share permissions, certificates, and user rights. These fundamental concepts are reinforced in a virtual lab where you use icacls to verify and modify DACLs, use RunAs for elevated privileges, and use Kerbtray to view Kerberos tickets and troubleshoot access issues. This online course is one of several courses that focus on Windows Vista technologies. It is composed of a rich multimedia experience coupled with comprehensive technical labs. It is intended for IT Professionals who must implement or support Windows Vista. This course helps you to become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP). To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have completed course 5355 or have equivalent knowledge of Windows Vista TCP/IP connectivity.



  • Describe authentication and the Kerberos authentication process.
  • Describe how Windows determines if an authenticated user has the correct authorization to access a resource.
  • Describe how to secure by objects using share permissions, NTFS permissions, and EFS.
  • Describe how administrators can run applications as standard users and still perform administrative tasks.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-FWVS-5357
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price: Call for price

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