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Exam 98-368 MTA Mobility and Device Fundamentals

Microsoft Official Academic Course

ISBN: 978-1-119-15319-1 February 2016 208 Pages

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Exam 98-368 MTA Mobility and Device Fundamentals measures your ability to accomplish technical tasks such as understanding device configuration; understanding data access and management; understanding device security; understanding cloud services; and understanding enterprise mobility. Students who are beginning studies in technology need a strong foundation in the basics before moving on to more advanced technology courses and certification programs.   The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a new and innovative certification track designed to provide a pathway for future success in technology courses and careers. The MTA program curriculum helps instructors teach and validate fundamental technology concepts and provides students with a foundation for their careers as well as the confidence they need to succeed in advanced studies. Through the use of MOAC MTA titles you can help ensure your students future success in and out of the classroom.  Students will learn to configure and secure Windows devices, access and manage data (including cloud storage), learn basics of Microsoft cloud services (including Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Intune), and learn about enterprise mobility including Bring Your Own Device policies.

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Lesson 1: Understanding Device Configurations 1

Objective Domain Matrix 1

Key Terms 1

Configuring Device Options 2

Understanding Microsoft Accounts 6

Configuring Control Panel 9

Configuring System Options 10

Changing Date and Time 12

Managing Devices 13

Using the Devices and Printers Folder 14

Using Device Manager 15

Troubleshooting Problem Devices 18

Configuring Desktop Settings 20

Configuring the Start Menu 22

Configuring User Profiles 22

Using Roaming Profiles 23

Using Mandatory User Profiles 24

Migrating User Profiles 25

Configuring Display Settings 25

Configuring Shortcuts 27

Understanding Group Policy 27

Applying Group Policy 28

Configuring Group Policy Settings 29

Using Administrative Templates 30

Configuring Drive Encryption 31

Preparing for File Encryption 31

Configuring EFS 32

Configuring BitLocker 33

Configuring Updates 37

Understanding Windows Update 38

Understanding App Updates 40

Understanding Device System Updates 40

Summary Skill Matrix 40

Knowledge Assessment 41

Case Projects 43

Lesson 2: Understanding Data Access and Management 44

Objective Domain Matrix 44

Key Terms 44

Understanding Cloud Storage Services 45

Understanding OneDrive 46

Accessing OneDrive and OneDrive for Business from a Browser 46

Creating a File Within OneDrive and OneDrive For Business 48

Uploading Files to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business 49

Sharing a Document in OneDrive and OneDrive for Business 49

Accessing OneDrive from the OneDrive Desktop App for Windows 50

Understanding OneNote 51

Understanding Outlook 51

Understanding Microsoft Office 365 52

Understanding Microsoft Office 365 Features 52

Managing Office 365 53

Installing and Managing Software by Using Microsoft Office 365 54

Using Azure Storage 55

Understanding Local Storage 56

Creating Storage Pools 56

Creating Storage Spaces 57

Understanding File Systems 59

Understanding File and Print Sharing 62

Setting NTFS Permissions 62

Creating Effective NTFS Permissions 65

Sharing Drives and Folders 67

Using Public Folders 70

Using HomeGroup 72

Mapping Drives 73

Sharing Printers 75

Installing Printers 75

Understanding Printer Properties 77

Setting Printer Permissions 78

Managing Print Jobs 79

Understanding Data Encryption 80

Understanding Certificates and Their Use 81

Understanding Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 81

Using Digital Certificates to Encrypt Data 82

Digital Certificates used in Wireless Communications 83

Digital Signature 83

Using a Smart Card 83

Using Software Code Signing 84

Managing Certificates 84

Understanding Certificate Services 87

Moving and Copying EFS-Encrypted Folders 87

Using BitLocker To Go 88

Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) 88

Summary Skill Matrix 91

Knowledge Assessment 92

Case Projects 94

Lesson 3: Understanding Device Security 95

Objective Domain Matrix 95

Key Terms 95

Understanding the Differences Between the Internet, an Intranet, and an Extranet 96

Defining LANs, MANs, and WANs 96

Defining Private and Public Networks 97

Defining the Different Types of Networks 97

Understanding Firewalls 100

Understanding the Cloud 102

Understanding User Authentication 102

Authenticating with What You Know 103

Using Passwords 103

Using a Personal Identification Number (PIN) 104

Authenticating with What You Own or Possess 104

Authenticating with What You Are 104

Using Windows Rights Management Services (Windows RMS) 105

Understanding Permissions 106

Configuring NTFS Permissions 108

Configuring Basic NTFS Permissions 108

Configuring Advanced NTFS Permissions 109

Copying and Moving Files and Folders on an NTFS Volume 110

Taking Ownership, Delegating, and Viewing Resultant Permissions 110

Setting Share Permissions 112

Understanding Malware 112

Understanding Malware 112

Identifying Malware 114

Developing Antivirus and Antimalware Strategies 115

Summary Skill Matrix 116

Knowledge Assessment 117

Case Projects 119

Lesson 4: Understanding Cloud Services 120

Objective Domain Matrix 120

Key Terms 120

Understanding the Types of Cloud Services 121

Understanding Microsoft Intune 122

Understanding Microsoft Intune Capabilities 123

Deploying the Microsoft Intune Client 125

Reviewing Microsoft Intune Administrator Roles 128

Managing User and Computer Groups 129

Managing Microsoft Intune Policies 131

Supporting Mobile Device Management Using Microsoft Intune 132

Understanding Selective Wipe 135

Understanding Location Settings 136

Understanding Microsoft Azure 137

Understanding Virtual Machines 138

Understanding Azure Services 138

Understanding Disaster Recovery, High Availability, Redundancy, and Fault Tolerance 140

Summary Skill Matrix 142

Knowledge Assessment 142

Multiple Choice 143

True / False 144

Case Projects 144

Lesson 5: Understanding Enterprise Mobility 145

Objective Domain Matrix 145

Key Terms 145

Understanding Identity Services 146

Understanding Windows Server Active Directory 147

Introducing Domains, Trees, and Forests 147

Introducing Sites and Domain Controllers 148

Introducing Organizational Units 150

Looking at Objects 151

Understanding User Accounts 152

Understanding Computer Accounts 154

Understanding Groups 154

Understanding Azure Active Directory 155

Understanding Microsoft Accounts 156

Understanding Federation Services 156

Understanding Business Data Access 158

Configuring the Company Portal 159

Customizing the Company Portal 160

Using Work Folders 161

Creating a Work Folder 161

Connecting to a Work Folder 163

Understanding Azure RemoteApp 165

Understanding Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) 166

Deploying and Managing Applications by Using Microsoft Intune 166

Installing Windows Installer and Executable Programs 167

Sideloading WINDOWS APPLICATIONS by Using Microsoft Intune 168

Deeplinking WINDOWS APPLICATIONS by Using Microsoft Intune 170

Configuring Application Deployment Policies 171

Managing Outlook Apps 171

Understanding Device-Centric to People-Centric IT 172

Understanding Desktop Virtualization 173

Understanding Dynamic Access Control (DAC) Policies 175

Configuring User and Device Claim Types 176

Configuring File Classification 177

Implementing a Central Access Policy 178

Understanding Windows Rights Management (RMS) 180

Summary Skill Matrix 180

Knowledge Assessment 181

Case Projects 184

Appendix 185

Index 187