TMT02 Shields Up! Managing the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Intermediate

Richard Hicks

Founder and Principal Consultant

Hicks Consulting, Inc.

Without a doubt, the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS) is the most powerful, and sadly the most often overlooked security feature of the Windows operating system. By mastering the configuration of WFAS, security administrators can dramatically reduce their attack surface and greatly improve their overall security posture.

You will learn:

  • How to configure the Windows firewall
  • How to granularly control inbound and outbound communication
  • How to log and monitor Windows firewall operation