Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

Over 31 simple yet incredibly effective recipes for installing and managing System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

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Nicolai Henriksen

Over 31 simple yet incredibly effective recipes for installing and managing System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection
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ISBN 139781786464286
Paperback216 pages

Book Description

System Center Configuration Manager is now used by over 70% of all the business in the world today and many have taken advantage engaging the System Center Endpoint Protection within that great product.

Through this book, you will gain knowledge about System Center Endpoint Protection, and see how to work with it from System Center Configuration Manager from an objective perspective.

We’ll show you several tips, tricks, and recipes to not only help you understand and resolve your daily challenges, but hopefully enhance the security level of your business.

Different scenarios will be covered, such as planning and setting up Endpoint Protection, daily operations and maintenance tips, configuring Endpoint Protection for different servers and applications, as well as workstation computers. You’ll also see how to deal with malware and infected systems that are discovered. You’ll find out how perform OS deployment, Bitlocker, and Applocker, and discover what to do if there is an attack or outbreak.

You’ll find out how to ensure good control and reporting, and great defense against threats and malware software. You’ll see the huge benefits when dealing with application deployments, and get to grips with OS deployments, software updates, and disk encryption such as Bitlocker. By the end, you will be fully aware of the benefits of the System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection anti-malware product, ready to ensure your business is watertight against any threat you could face.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Planning and Getting Started with System Center Endpoint Protection
Introduction
How does Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager work
Planning for the Endpoint Protection
Prerequisites of the infrastructure
Best practices for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Administrating workflow for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Chapter 2: Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Configuring alerts for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Configuring definition updates for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Provisioning the Endpoint Protection client in a disk image in Configuration Manager
Chapter 3: Operations and Maintenance for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Creating and deploying antimalware policies for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Creating and deploying Windows Firewall policies for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Monitoring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Chapter 4: Updates
Introduction
Understanding Endpoint Protection updates
Working with updates from WSUS
Working with updates from SCCM
What you need to consider and optimize when working with low bandwidth locations
Why and how to use offline updates
Chapter 5: Security and Privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Security and privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
The Microsoft Security Center
Keeping third-party applications up-to-date
Configuring automatic sample submission
Chapter 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Performance and Advanced Protection
Introduction
What you need to consider when running antimalware on your computer
Configuring Endpoint Protection or Defender for Windows 10
Integrating Endpoint Protection with OS Deployment
What you need to consider regarding BitLocker and Endpoint Protection
Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Fixing Issues
Introduction
Dealing with Endpoint Protection issues
Solving Endpoint Protection Policy issues
Understanding update issues
Chapter 8: Malware Handling
Introduction
How to handle malware
Responding to infections that often occur
Monitoring infectious outbreaks

What You Will Learn

  • Explore the best practices for Endpoint Protection in System Center Configuration Manager
  • Provision the Endpoint Protection Client in a Disk Image in Configuration Manager
  • Get to know more about the Security Center
  • Configure definition and engine client updates to be optimum for your bandwidth
  • Make your application or server work with Endpoint Protection enabled
  • Find out how to deal with typical issues that may occur with Endpoint Protection
  • Know how to respond to infections that often occur

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Planning and Getting Started with System Center Endpoint Protection
Introduction
How does Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager work
Planning for the Endpoint Protection
Prerequisites of the infrastructure
Best practices for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Administrating workflow for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Chapter 2: Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Configuring alerts for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Configuring definition updates for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Provisioning the Endpoint Protection client in a disk image in Configuration Manager
Chapter 3: Operations and Maintenance for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Creating and deploying antimalware policies for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Creating and deploying Windows Firewall policies for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Monitoring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Chapter 4: Updates
Introduction
Understanding Endpoint Protection updates
Working with updates from WSUS
Working with updates from SCCM
What you need to consider and optimize when working with low bandwidth locations
Why and how to use offline updates
Chapter 5: Security and Privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Introduction
Security and privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
The Microsoft Security Center
Keeping third-party applications up-to-date
Configuring automatic sample submission
Chapter 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Performance and Advanced Protection
Introduction
What you need to consider when running antimalware on your computer
Configuring Endpoint Protection or Defender for Windows 10
Integrating Endpoint Protection with OS Deployment
What you need to consider regarding BitLocker and Endpoint Protection
Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Fixing Issues
Introduction
Dealing with Endpoint Protection issues
Solving Endpoint Protection Policy issues
Understanding update issues
Chapter 8: Malware Handling
Introduction
How to handle malware
Responding to infections that often occur
Monitoring infectious outbreaks

Book Details

ISBN 139781786464286
Paperback216 pages
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