10 terms

Chapter 7 Windows 7 Security Features

BitLocker Drive Encryption
used to address the risks to data stored on workstations and laptops
The Internet
a great source of information, but is also the biggest source of malware (malicious software)
software that is silently installed on your computer, monitors your behavior, and performs actions based on your behavior
Hash Encryption Algorithm
encryption algorithm that is one-way, which means that it encrypts data, but the data cannot be decrypted
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
a part of the motherboard in your computer and is used to store encryption keys and certificates
Protected Mode
mode in which Internet Explorer runs in a limited state, in which user files cannot be modified
Network Access Protection (NAP)
a computer authorization system for networks that prevents unhealthy computers from accessing the network
Password Policy
a collection of settings to control password characteristics such as length and complexity; included in the Account Policies category
Security Templates
are .inf files that contain settings that correspond with the Account Policies and Local Policies in the local security policy
BitLocker To Go
a method for protecting data on removable storage such as USB drives