Windows Security Strategies 


The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Cirriculum meets all standards put forth by CNSS 4011 & 4013A. Ensure your students are prepared for their future careers by using Jones & Bartlett Learning’s certified courseware.

This course discusses security implementations for various Windows platforms and applications. Areas of study involve identifying and examining security risks, security solutions and tools available for various Windows platforms and applications.

Major Instructional Areas

  • Windows security vulnerabilities
  • Microsoft Windows hardening strategies
  • Windows system monitoring techniques
  • Back-up and restore operations
  • Security incident handling tactics

Course Objectives

  • Explain security features of the Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • Implement secure access controls when setting up Microsoft Windows in a given organization.
  • Set up encryption in a given organization to secure Windows environment.
  • Install controls to protect a given Windows system from malware.
  • Apply Group Policy controls and profile and audit tools to keep Windows systems secure.
  • Perform backup and restore operations on a given Windows system.
  • Design techniques to protect given Windows networks and systems from security vulnerabilities.
  • Design techniques to protect given Windows application software from security vulnerabilities.
  • Apply best practices for handling a given Microsoft Windows system and application incident.
  • Apply best practices while managing changes to Windows and its applications.

 Instructor Benefits

A Fully Customizable Course Solution
With content built around leading course descriptions and objectives organized by lesson, instructors can use Navigate Information Systems Security & Assurance as part of an on-ground, online, or hybrid course that requires little to no start-up time.
Robust Reporting and Grading Functionality
Our instructor technology was designed to simplify time-consuming tasks associated with teaching, so that you are free to focus your time on developing objectives, researching new topics, and other important activities.
More Labs. More Format Choices.
Labs are offered in three different formats: paper-based labs are offered for classroom or online self-study; video demo labs conducted by a video instructor who performs each hands-on lab with narration; and innovative hands-on Virtual Security Cloud Labs that work with your learning management system to deliver customizable online learning and training.

 Student Benefits

Be Prepared for the Workplace
Virtual scenarios will provide a fully immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios; scenarios they will encounter in their future careers. By problem solving and trouble-shooting, your students will master key concepts in information security.
Learn By Doing with Interactive Activities
Students will learn by interacting with online activities such as matching exercises, multiple choice questions, and drag and drop activities. By adding a dynamic layer to exercises, students will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts.
Access Labs Anywhere, Anytime
Virtual Security Cloud Labs provide students with instant, unscheduled access to 65 virtual labs from a fully hosted environment. Allow your students to practice "white hat" hacking on an actual IT infrastructure.

 Downloads & Resources

Description File Format
Textbook Product Page (Webpage)
ISSA Series Flyer (PDF, 2.2 MB)

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 How to Order



Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications

ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9193-3
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Textbook with Lab Manual

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications with Lab Manual

ISBN-13: 9781449638856
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