In part 4 of this series, I turn to Data Protection Manager and I revisit Endpoint Protection.  For those of you who might have seen earlier one of my earlier study guides, you will see that I have already put out a study guide for Forefront Endpoint Protection.  In this post, I will focus exclusively on Endpoint Protection as it relates to System Center 2012.

As I did in Part 2 of this series, I want to start with a brief explanation of these two components of System Center 2012.  I do this with the lesser-known components of the System Center suite for those who may not know what these tools do.  Hopefully these brief explanations are helpful in setting the stage.

Data Protection Manager -"enables disk-based and tape-based data protection and recovery for servers such as SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint, virtual servers, file servers, and support for Windows desktops and laptops. DPM can also centrally manage system state and Bare Metal Recovery (BMR)."

Endpoint Protection - "Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (previously known as Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010) allows you to consolidate desktop security and management in a single solution. "

System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide (Part 4 - Data Protection Manager and Endpoint Protection)

Top-level link for System Center 2012 is: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter

Data Protection Manager

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      • General Discussion on Data Protection Manager
      • Data Protection Manager - Tape Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Disaster Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - File Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Exchange Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - SharePoint Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - SQL Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Hyper-V and CSV Clusters
      • Data Protection Manager - Setup and Agent Management
      • Data Protection Manager - System State and BMR Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Laptop Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Workgroup or Untrusted Machine Protection
      • Data Protection Manager - Storage Pool
      • Data Protection Manager - PowerShell
 

EndPoint Protection

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    • System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Privacy Statement
    • Information and Support for System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
    • Endpoint Protection Client Help
      • Why do I need antivirus and antispyware software?
      • Getting started
      • Scanning for viruses, spyware, and other potentially unwanted software
      • What's real-time protection?
      • How do I know that Endpoint Protection is running on my computer?
      • What are virus and spyware definitions?
      • How do I remove or restore items quarantined by Endpoint Protection?
      • What is the Microsoft Active Protection Service Community?
      • Troubleshooting
      • Glossary
    • Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Introduction to Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Planning for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Operations and Maintenance for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Security and Privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Technical Reference for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Protecting Identity in the Cloud

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