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Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, 3rd Edition

  • Michael G. Solomon
  • ISBN-10: 1284175626
  • ISBN-13: 9781284175622
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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About the Product

Revised and updated to keep pace with this ever changing field, Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, Third Edition focuses on new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system, placing a particular emphasis on Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016 and 2019. The Third Edition highlights how to use tools and techniques to decrease risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications. The book also includes a resource for readers desiring more information on Microsoft Windows OS hardening, application security, and incident management. With its accessible writing style, and step-by-step examples, this must-have resource will ensure readers are educated on the latest Windows security strategies and techniques.


  • Available with the updated cybersecurity Cloud Labs, which provide a hands-on, immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios

  • Updated with the latest version of Windows 10 and Server 2019

  • Discusses the latest Microsoft Windows Threat Landscape

  • Explains in detail hardening Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications

  • Assesses recent security trends for Microsoft Windows computers

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Microsoft Windows Security Situation
Chapter 1: Microsoft Windows and the Threat Landscape
Chapter 2: Security in the Microsoft Windows Operating System

Part 2: Managing and Maintaining Microsoft Windows Security
Chapter 3: Access Controls in Microsoft Windows
Chapter 4: Microsoft Windows Encryption Tools and Technologies
Chapter 5: Protecting Microsoft Windows Against Malware
Chapter 6: Group Policy Control in Microsoft Windows
Chapter 7: Microsoft Windows Security Profile and Audit Tools
Chapter 8: Microsoft Windows Backup and Recovery Tools
Chapter 9: Microsoft Windows Network Security
Chapter 10: Microsoft Windows Security Administration

Part 3: Microsoft Windows OS and Application Security Trends and Directions
Chapter 11: Hardening the Microsoft Windows Operating System
Chapter 12: Microsoft Application Security
Chapter 13: Microsoft Windows Incident Handling and Management
Chapter 14: Microsoft Windows and the Security Life Cycle
Chapter 15: Best Practices for Microsoft Windows and Application Security