Updated Security Features in Windows Server 2019

by CQURE Experts Paula Januszkiewicz and Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D.

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How quickly you can detect and respond to threats depends on how much insight you have into your digital environment. 

This fresh release by CQURE’s experts looks in detail at the new monitoring capabilities featured in Windows Server 2019 that can give you a revealing window into your cybersecurity performance. 

In the same amount of time it takes to watch Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, you’ll learn about the awesome features that make it easy to monitor and manage an entire hybrid environment from a single console.

Tutors Paula Januszkiewicz and Mike Jankowski-Lorek will highlight improvements to failover clustering, to Shielded Virtual Machine and more, and show you how to use Windows Server 2019 to increase the security of your infrastructure. 

Plus, you’ll develop invaluable knowledge of locally deployed, browser-based management toolset, the Windows Admin Center.

Originally created for our signature Advanced Windows Security Course 2020 edition, this advanced training is a pre-recorded extract that you can discover at your own pace. 

How is this training different?

Short and Intense

Time is precious, that’s why we squeezed the best from the topic into a format designed to feed you with knowledge in short time. Effective solution designed to maximize learning.

Level: Advanced

Going deep and straight to the advanced stuff. Expect a bit of steam coming out of your ears as we’ll be covering: Windows Admin Center (WAC) – system insights, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and why you should use it, Kubernetes Support, SDN Encrypted Networks and Firewall Auditing, Cluster Sets and VM Placement, Troubleshooting, configuration, and maintenance and more!

Hands-on Training

The training is extensively hands-on as it has been designed by passionate practitioners and obsessive researchers from CQURE Team.

World-Class Experts

We’re bringing you two of our experts Paula Januszkiewicz and Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D. as your teachers.

Training Formula

Intense Deep-dive

New format for busy professionals that enables you to skill up in a specific area quickly.

Action Packed

Mobilize monitoring capabilities that deliver vital system insights and learn about WSL, WAC, Kubernetes Support, and how VM placement works.

One Year Access

You’ll get a full year of access to all the materials.

Extra Materials

We’ve prepared list of commands, slides and video recording for students to keep.

Overview of improved and new features

Including Deployment Models, Server Core app Features on Demand (FOD), Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Kubernettes support, Storage Migration Service, Encrypted networks, Low Extra Delay Background Transport, Linux Subsystem for Windows and more!

Training Syllabus

Module 1

Updated Security Features in Windows Server 2019


Windows Server 2019 is packed with an array of exquisite features to extend security and advance hybrid cloud technologies.


This training will empower advanced security professionals to exploit those features to implement closer monitoring, develop meaningful insights into system performance, and improve threat detection.


Topics covered:

  1. Windows Admin Center (WAC) – system insights 
  2. Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and why you should use it
  3. Kubernetes Support, SDN Encrypted Networks and Firewall Auditing
  4. Cluster Sets and VM Placement
  5. Troubleshooting, configuration, and maintenance

Please note that this training is one of the modules of the Advanced Windows Security Course 2019. And it is recommended for cybersecurity specialists and requires familiarity with Windows server 2019.

Your teachers

Paula Januszkiewicz


Paula Januszkiewicz, MVP, MCT and Microsoft Regional Director has 15 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, performing penetration tests, architecture consulting, trainings and seminars.

She has performed hundreds of security projects, including those for governmental organizations and big enterprises, at the same time being a top speaker and a keynote speaker at many well-known conferences, including Microsoft Ignite (rated No 1 Speaker among 1100 speakers at a conference with 26000 attendees), RSA (in 2017 in San Francisco her session was one of the 5 hottest sessions), Black Hat, CyberCrime etc., where she is often rated as No 1 speaker.

Her presentations gather thousands of people. In 2019, Paula’s presentation was voted best of Black Hat Asia 2019 Briefings!

Michał Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D.


Mike Jankowski-Lorek, Ph.D., is a Cloud Solutions & Machine Learning Expert at CQURE. He is data scientist, solution architect, developer and consultant.

Mike designs and implements solutions for Databases, data analysis and natural language processing. He is interested in Big data, High Availability and real-time analytics especially when combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence or NLP.

Mike has recently defended his PhD thesis in which he combined academic knowledge, professional experience and strong technical skills!

Holder of many IT certificates such as MCT, MCP and MCDBA.

Who Is It For

Intermediate to Advanced
Windows Security Professionals

If you want to level up in a specific area fast, this training is for you. We promise to challenge your ways of thinking and executing.

Cybersecurity Specialists

Recommended especially to Security Administrator, and also to any cybersecurity specialists familiar with Windows server 2019.


Brave Newbies

If you are a newbie bear in mind that the training WILL NOT cover the basics — so it might be a bit challenging for you. The cool thing is that you will be granted lifetime access to the materials so you can learn the topic in your own pace whenever you want.


  • Access to 2-hour recorded practical lesson
  • List of commands and other training materials to download
  • The virtual training covers: Windows Admin Center (WAC) – system insights, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and why you should use it, Kubernetes Support, SDN Encrypted Networks and Firewall Auditing , Cluster Sets and VM Placement, Troubleshooting, configuration, and maintenance and more!
  • One year of access to video recording and training materials for you to keep and get back to whenever needed.

“Updated Security Features in Windows Server 2019”