TMH08 Understanding Windows 10/2016's Super Security: VSM, Credential Guard, Trustlets and More


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Mark Minasi

IT Consultant, Author, Speaker


With Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016, Microsoft introduced several new security technologies that simplify securing Hyper–V virtual machines and significantly protect Windows 10 from malware. They are significant game–changers in the computer security business and they … um … have one little problem: They're really complicated to understand and setup.

Fortunately, however, Windows security author Mark Minasi has prepared a quick talk that explains the underlying techs, what hardware you need to make it work, and how to get it running. You'll learn about the Isolated User Mode, IUM) which creates a basically truly unassailable place to store passwords. You'll see the difference in the new "Guards," Device Guard and Credential Guard. You'll know if your computer's hardware is up–to–date enough to use the new tools, and you'll find get a quick summary of the new security tools added by Windows 8/8.1 that you probably heard of. Attend this talk and be the first person on your block to get VSM running.

You will learn:

  • About the four new "trustlets:" Credential Guard, Device Guard, Fabric Guard, and Hyper–V TPM support
  • About Early Launch Anti–Malware
  • How to deploy these new technologies
  • How Windows Hello works and decide whether it's right for your organization or not