Windows 7 Reduce Attack Surface with Group Policy

Discussion in 'Windows Security' started by Mike, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Mike

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    Start -> Run -> gpedit.msc

    Computer Configuration
    Security Settings
    Security Options:

    • Accounts: Rename administrator account = Enter a name other than "Administrator"
    • Accounts: Guest Account status: Disabled
    • Accounts: Rename guest account = Enter a name other than "Guest"
    • Interactive Logon: Do not display last user name = Enabled
    • Interactive Logon: Number of previous logons to cache = 0
    • Interactive Logon: Do not require CTRL-ALT-DEL: Disabled
    • Shutdown: Allow system to be shut down without having to log on = Disabled
    Just some basic options you may want to look at if concerned about security.

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