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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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General security best practices

Sometimes we need only to rely on ourselves, and not necessarily functionality provided by the operating system, to secure our systems. There are many common sense approaches to administratorship, if that is a word, that are easy to accomplish but are rarely being used in the field. The following are a few tips and tricks that I have learned over the years and have helped companies implement. Hopefully, you as the reader, will have even more to add to this list as to what works well for you, but if nothing else this section is intended to jog your thinking into finding creative ways which you can limit administrative capability and vulnerability within your network.

Get rid of perpetual administrators

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