Windows Security Components !
There are some components which are for windows security. Often I have searched on google that how the windows security is actually implemented. From my understanding i want to describe the basic here so that any interested person can get some quick idea. See below:
SAM database: SAM is a databases where users information are stored. It stores all users information excluding domain users. The SAM can be found in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESAM and Directory : C:WINDOWSsystem32configSAM.
AppLocker: It specify which application, file can be used by an specified users. This can set Restriction to access specific file(Access control).
Active Directory: Active Directory stores information of users,groups, computers of domain.
Security reference monitor (SRM): http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~menasce/osbook/nt/tsld034.html
Quickly written for searching purpose :)….