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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902), 5th Edition by Faithe Wempen, Mike Meyers

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Chapter 28

Securing Computers

Lab Exercises

28.01    Configuring Local Policies

28.02    Reviewing Security Events

28.03    Removing Malware from a Computer

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz

 

Obviously, keeping your computer secure is important. Several chapters have already been devoted to securing your systems and networks. But there are still a few more helpful tools you should know about to keep things running smoothly. Local Security Policy (also labeled Local Security Settings, sometimes in the same version of Windows) enables you to set a variety of rules about using the system; Event Viewer shows you information about events you didn’t even know were happening; and Windows Defender is a free tool that enables you to clean your system of, ...

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