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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 20 Security Practices Learn how to protect against and remove malicious software Learn how to implement security using Windows Learn how to use BIOS security features A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 2 Types of access control Controlling access to data folders and files Hiding network resources Using encryption technologies Windows Encrypted File System (EFS) BitLocker Encryption Using BIOS features to control security A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 3 Permissions are assigned to individual user accounts or user groups Vista user accounts: Administrator, Standard, Guest Windows XP accounts: Administrator, Guest, Limited, Power User, Backup Operator You can also create account groups Access control based on job descriptions Create user group for each job class and assign data permissions Default user groups Authenticated Users, Everyone, Anonymous users A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 4 Applying Concepts example: Controlling access to files and folders Step 1: Create folders, user accounts, and user groups Step 2: Set permissions for local users Step 3: Share the folders on the network Step 4: Test and go live A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 5 Tips on using shared folders Monitor user permissions: consider read-only access Use Advanced Security Settings box Subfolder assigned inherited permissions Change via parent folder Permissions manually set for a subfolder or file Override inherited permissions Ensure each user account needs a password Remote computer users need same user account and password A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 6 Tips to troubleshoot problems Verify Vista Network and Sharing Center settings Verify Windows XP Client for Microsoft Networks and File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks Verify local user accounts and passwords match on local and remote computers Verify remote user is assigned share permissions to access the file or folder Place users in the same workgroup for performance Map network drives for heavily used shared folders A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 7 Enhance security for a computer Disable File and Printer Sharing Hide a shared folder: $ at end of folder name Make Windows XP personal folders private Local share: folders on a computer shared with others using a folders Properties box Administrative shares: folders shared by default on a network that administrator accounts can access %systemroot% folder: most likely C:\Windows...
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